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    geoball00

19/09/2011 / Javascript

Created by Andreas Gysin, the following is a canvas version of the 2006 program which was written in lingo. The first version resulted in more than 4000 balls between 2006 and 2007 and now it's your chance to contribute using the new three.js javascript 3d engine ...
    TVI08x

15/09/2011 / Android, Arduino, openFrameworks

Created by Teehan+Lax Labs, Touch Vision Interface is a combination of software and hardware to allow realtime manipulation of content on a remote device via touch interface on a mobile device. Instead of purely using mobile device screen as an input, the ...
    generativehtml501
(A Generative Art Lost Chapter) Through the process of writing Generative Art there were various tangents and miscellaneous-mad-shit that, usually in the name of brevity and clarity, ended up on the cutting room floor. What follows is one such tangent reworked ...
    watercolor01x

07/07/2011 / Processing

Justin Livi uses Processing to create images that mimic traditional watercolor on heavy weight paper on the border between abstract and representational. Like Geode, the streaks remind me of layers in rocks, but this one I feel breaks from that boundary. The various colors evoke ...
    yellowtail00

03/01/2011 / iOS, openFrameworks, Windows

In the multifaceted world of iOS apps for iPhone, iPad and the iPod Touch, artists are beginning to carve a niche in the crowded landscape of Apple's Appstore. One trend amongst software artists is to repurpose work that was originally ...
    ribbonpaint00

30/09/2010 / Cinder, Mac

Created by Mario Gonzalez and currently in development, RibbonPaint is a drawing application for OSX. Instead of resorting to traditional brushes, RibbonPaint uses a ribbon like shape, always deforming as a drawing element. As you move your cursor across the screen you are continuously deforming the ribbon (the brush), ...
    spitpaint3

17/09/2010 / Other

Created by W+K in partnership with Marvellous and Greyworld, Spit Paint is a recent installation at the Nokia World held only few days ago in London. Shown at the show was an app running on a new Nokia N8 allowing ...
    qubicle00

30/08/2010 / iOS, openFrameworks

Created by James Alliban and inspired by Cubist work, Fracture is an iPhone application that allows you to paint cubist style portraits using your own photographs. As in cubist art, the photos are analysed according to their colour composition, then ...
    sws_00

29/03/2010 / iOS, openFrameworks, Sound

Amit Pitaru has just announced on his Twitter that Sonic Wire Sculptor for the iPhone has just been submitted to the AppStore is now available! For those that might not remember, back in 2003, Amit created a musical instrument which ...
    IOGraphica000

24/02/2010 / Java, Linux, Mac, Windows

Formerly known as MousePath, IOGraphica was created by Moscow designer Anatoly Zenkov to brighten up the routine work. Posting it at Flickr caused informal interest and afterward Anatoly Zenkov and his colleague Andrey Shipilov decided to evolve the app. IOGraphica is an application that tracks your mouse movements and converts them into a ...
    nobynobyboy00

18/02/2010 / iOS

The long awaited Noby Noby Boy from Keita Takahashi is now available in the AppStore. We wrote about it few times in the past, most recently only few days ago with the release of wonderful videos but now we can finally ...
    litewrite02

16/12/2009 / openFrameworks

Few days ago Alex Beim posted a link to a video the team at Tangible Interaction created about how to make a quasi omnidirectional light marker for slow shutter photography. Where we didn't know what this for was then, Alex ...
    zio00

07/12/2009 / iOS

Interactive generative art application we mentioned few months back from award winning computer animator and software designer Glenn Marshall is now finally available in the AppStore. Explore and interact with an endlessly generating world of organic visuals using drag and pinch to pan, ...
    press00

22/11/2009 / Inspiration

Latest creation by Benjamin Ducroz with sound design by Samuel Acres is a beautiful piece bridging digital and analogue in the form of this minute or so animated short. What may appear as a digitally generated animation is actually frame by frame ...
    cubegenerator01

10/11/2009 / Flash

Blockprojekt is a daily blog launched back in 2006 by Kurt Block and Stefan Bergi. All you will ever find there is about cubes. Whether these be images, movies, illustrations, Blockproject is about cubes and cubes only. Included on the blog is the ...
    digitalstencils

26/10/2009 / openFrameworks

Built with openFrameworks, Alex Beim and Tangible Interaction keep on making the graffiti wall better and better. This is a little demo of the new stencils function they have added together with new interface to load brushes (spray paints). The ...
    edgetouch00

11/09/2009 / iOS

We have already mentioned 32x32 and DotEditor but released only 2 days is a fully featured pixel art editor  Edge Touch. Feature packed with ability to copy and paste sections of the drawings, full colour at your disposal, fill, marquee ...
    doteditor00

15/08/2009 / iOS

DotEditor is an iPhone drawing application that allows you to create 16x16 pixel art drawings. Similar to 32x32 pixel editor we reviewed weeks back, DotEditor is a full colour pixel drawing tool. You can create custom color palettes and use them ...
    fluidmotion00

27/07/2009 / iOS

A new addition to the ever growing collection of particle emitters for the iPhone, Fluid Motion Painter is a new release by David Hoe with a considerable amount of features to create and modify particle effects. Apart from what you would ...
    wiredraw

27/07/2009 / iOS

Inspired by Rhonda or just a slight coincidence, WireDraw is a drawing applications on the iPhone that allows you to draw lines in three dimensions. Using iPhones built in accelerometer, you draw lines on a invisible rotating cylinder. You can ...
    movosity00

09/06/2009 / iOS

    cells00

02/06/2009 / Mac

    typedrawing00

22/05/2009 / iOS