Aaron Koblin, part software programmer and part artist, creates fascinating works by creating visual interfaces to digest various types of data. You may have seen one of his projects circulating virally around the web.
Shawn Smith’s sculpture are 3D representations of low resolution images and have the appearance I have zoomed in too much. I am fascinated at the detail he has put into these creations, capturing the pixelated color variation that screens use to display color.
James George creates unique and distorted views of the world around him by manipulating imagery captured from camera with code and audio soundtracks. Being a tech junkie myself, I was initially drawn in with the imagery that he captured using an Xbox Kinect and an HD SLR camera.
Auryn Ink does a great job of simulating watercolor on paper and it a fun way to quickly experiment with various colors, brushes and more. I do wonder why the app is called Auryn Ink and not Auryn Watercolor though.
As the year comes to an end, I, like many, tend to reflect on the last year. One thing I enjoy is looking back to see what posts readers of Today in Art like most. The best way I have of doing this today is by looking at the most visited posts.
When I posted Drawing on the iPad, a Brushes & Sketchbook Pro Walkthrough it was 2 weeks after the Apple iPad launch and drawings from digital artists were scarce. Now, 6 months from release, Apple’s iPad is proving to be a great tool for digital artist’s.
In photography, a negative image is a total inversion of an ordinary, positive one. What was once dark becomes light and vice versa. Colours are flipped completely, with reds turning to blue and blues to yellow. The results are often diverse, with many negative photos, particularly those of people, plants and animals, taking on a ghostly or unearthly quality.