Monday, 29 November 2010

Drawing Systems

Tim Head, Slow Life, (web A2 No.5) 2002 ink on Bristol Board

Unlike the remote precision of digital programmes the drawings carry the nervous rhythms and seismic waverings of the hand made
- Tim Head
Tim Head produces hand rendered drawings according to instructions similar to digitally produced images. The drawing is created according to the results of flipping coins. In this instance if the coin lands on heads a horizontal line is made and then a vertical line if the coin lands on tails.

Friday, 26 November 2010

A Colour Sucker

Alfred Molina as Mark Rothko in Red
The horizontal field of colours (above) are the twelve most common colours that appear in the web based photographic image of Alfred Molina as Mark Rothko. These colours have been automatically sampled by the open source program Colorsuckr.
Also see Arthur Buxton's Van Gogh Visulisation and Michael Demers Color Field Paintings (Browser).

Monday, 15 November 2010

Virtual Paint Jobs

Jon Rafman, Picass0 B-2 Bomber, 2010