All posts tagged: painting

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PlayART for iPad – Uniting classic art and children’s creativity

Created by Tapook, PlayART is an iPad app aimed at children aiming to unite the worlds of classic art and children’s creativity. Designed for children aged 5-13, but suitable for parents too, you can play with objects and shapes taken from these artists’ original paintings, move, rotate and resize them however they like to make new creations, including […]

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ARART – New stories with AR

Created by Kei Shiratori, Takeshi Mukai and Younghyo Bak, ARART is an application that “breathes life into objects” or more specifically well-known art masterpieces. When overlaying ARART onto a well-known painting, a new story will unfold. Other examples include “Alice in Wonderland”, CD or record and so forth.

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Van Gogh’s Starry Night Interactive by Petros Vrellis [openFrameworks, iPad]

Petros Vrellis has created an interactive visualisation and synthesizer that animates Vincent Van Goghs “Starry Night”, using openframeworks to create a simple and elegant interaction. A fluid simulation gently creates a flowing fabric from Van Goghs impressionist portrait of the Milky Way and night sky over Saint-Rémy in France using the thick paint daubs as […]

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Still Life [Unity, C, Objects]

Still Life by Scott Garner is an interactive wall piece that takes traditional still life painting and ads a motion-sensitive frame on a rotating mount. Years ago I had the idea of a still life painting that wasn’t so still, but could never quite wrap my head around how to build it. After various experiments […]

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Videorative Portrait of Randall Okita [Processing]

What is a truly realistic portrait? This question inspired a project about going beyond physical appearances and attempting to render the interior world of a human being, through memories, emotions, relationships and personal story. These are the questions that concern Sergio Albiac, which he attempts to answer in his latest project “Videorative Portrait of Randall […]

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Action Painting Redux [openFrameworks]

The spectacle and surplus masculinity of Hollywood is hardly run-of-the-mill source material for generative art, but Canadian software artist Jeremy Rotsztain has been diligently exploring transforming cinematic convention into rich, abstract compositions for three years now. Rotsztain’s Action Painting project (first featured on CAN in fall 2009) employs scenes and sound design—’data’ from action movies—as raw material to generate abstract expressionist […]

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Variations on PI [Processing, Objects]

“Variations on Pi” is a limited edition of 50 unique light paintings created by Nils Völker. Each one of these paintings is based on a different range of consecutive decimal places of the number pi (3,14159… the mathematical constant which is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter). Whilst a Machine, equipped with 16 […]