All posts tagged: sketch


Rot.Sketch [WebApp]

Jean Helfenstein, the name behind Rot.Sketch iPhone app has just launched an HTML5 experiment that allows you to produce spirograph like drawings. In addition you can draw new elements while others are rendering as well as move the centre around which lines rotate. webapp : + flickr gallery for more images. Previously: Rot.Sketch [iPhone, openFrameworks]


Visualator [Flash, iPhone, iPad]

From the makers of Computer Arts magazine, Visualator lets you create simple abstract imagery with your fingertips. Play with colour, shape and form to produce vibrant collages on the move. The app has launched with two tools – Gradulate and Triangulate and the app is built entirely using Flash CS5. Triangulate Triangulate is a simple graphic […]


Vellum [iPad]

David Lu has just posted images of the iPad work-in-progress version of his Vellum drawing application for the iPhone. Where the iPhone version of the app included only 3 modes (graphite, ink and scratch), the new iPad application appears to feature more elaborative brushes including pencil smudge which looks absolutely fantastic – see images below. To […]


Rot.Sketch [iPhone, openFrameworks]

Created by Jean Helfenstein, Rot.Sketch is an experimental creative sketching tool that allows you to create drawings by spinning your iPhone/iPod Touch. You begin by drawing lines/objects on the iPhone and by sinning the device, objects are duplicated on the screen. The app has been submitted to Apple for approval and should be available in the AppStore shortly. […]


harmonious. [iPhone]

Inspired by Mr. Doob‘s ‘Harmony’ web app, harmonious is an iPhone version of the same created by The Angry Robot Zombie Factory allowing you to create drawings using smart generative brushes some devised and others evolved by Mr. Doob. Harmonious uses clever procedural drawing techniques so that, with only a few lines, you can create […]


mosCells [Processing]

In the summer of 2009 Michael Meredith of MOS Architecture approached George Michael Brower to develop an application that would allow MOS to explore permutations of a certain type of structure they were prototyping on paper (see image at the bottom). Michael refers to the structures as “pads,” “lillies,” or “cells.” Each cell may have two […]


V Z F [iPhone, Games]

F is for Falling, V is for Vortex and Z is for Zombie are three games for the iPhone by Jonathan Mulcahy (How I Hate the Night Studios). Adopting a drawing sketch style, each game is a cartoon like somewhat quirky and bizarre. Although the gameplay may not be particularly sophisticated I can’t help it but to enjoy […]


Video Sampler [openFrameworks]

What you see below is a quick composition Marek made on his macbook with the internal camera and microphone to demo his new little program. He originally created this sampler as a way to sample sounds very quickly (it’s here: It was a simple version where you press the key you want to sample […]


Vellum [iPhone]

Just before you think ‘Oh no, not another drawing app’, here is something really refreshing, thinking about drawings in a whole/new/old way. If we were ever to understand marks that a pencil or charcoal makes, it would be a close networks of cross hatched lines endlessly overlapping one another. Thicker, bolder pencil points mark darker […]


3D Freehand Drawing with Field [News]

Inspired by the Rhonda Forever project, the OpenEndedGroup team have polished their 3d freehand drawing tool in Field. If you are unfamiliar with Field, it is an open-source tool platform for digital art and experimental code writing  that brings together the wonders of Processing with visual programming. We have already mentioned Field few months back and […]