[WIP] Procedural fractal mesh generation Hi everyone! Example settings for the branching generator. It's fast enough on my computer that it's pretty much realtime in the editor when changing values. I'll try to update a gif example of this later on
Gillian Lambert – Self-Deception Self-Deception is a drawings series of self-portraits by the artist Gillian Lambert. She said she always found something beautiful in things grotesque, repulsive and enigmatic people. In an attempt to explore these connections in relation to her own self-image, she deliberately turned herself in a strange way, unattractive or disgusting ways wich pose the question of what defines physical and traditional notions of beauty. A beautiful work. Her portfolio. Gillian Lambert - Self-Deception Fractal Lab - sub.blue History Fractal Lab started around the beginning of 2011 as my first explorations rendering fractals in the browser with WebGL. Previously I had created renderers using Adobe PixelBender and QuartzComposer, which both had the advantage of easy integration into Photoshop and AfterEffects but were very limited when it came to interactively exploring the fractal space. Fractals are by nature highly detailed and so the smallest change to an input parameter can often result in dramatic differences in the output shape. In order to properly explore the space (and discover hidden gems that coalesce at specific parameter combinations) I decided to build a new UI (that had to nice to use!), a control system and a new GLSL renderer in WebGL to take advantage of the parallel computing power of the GPU in a web browser.
Pigment Bombs and Photography by Diver and Aguilar Diver & Aguilar is a photographic duo in London, composed of photographer Mike Diver and retouch artist Pedro Aguilar. Their work features a collection of high-end clients and fine art photography for clients such as GQ, Nike, Audi, The Financial Times and Graff Diamonds. For this absolutely beautiful / amazing (amazeful?) series of photos, they used a high speed flash and special effects triggers to freeze a moment in time that makes you wish that you were there to witness it.
RIT Graphic Design Archive "Jacqueline Casey trained at Massachusetts College of Art before working as a fashion illustrator and advertising, editorial and interior designer. In 1955 she joined the Office of Publications (Design Services Office) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) working with Muriel Cooper who was then Design Director. Casey's work acknowledges the influence of the Grid established by the post-war graphic design masters in Switzerland. As Director of Design Services many of her posters have been created to publicize exhibitions organized by the MIT Committee on the Visual Arts.
One man, 100,000 toothpicks, and 35 years: An incredible kinetic sculpture of San Francisco Thirty five years ago I had yet to be born, but artist Scott Weaver had already begun work on this insanely complex kinetic sculpture, Rolling through the Bay, that he continues to modify and expand even today. The elaborate sculpture is comprised of multiple “tours” that move pingpong balls through neighborhoods, historical locations, and iconic symbols of San Francisco, all recreated with a little glue, some toothpicks, and an incredible amount of ingenuity. He admits in the video that there are several toothpick sculptures even larger than his, but none has the unique kinetic components he’s constructed. Via his website Weaver estimates he’s spent over 3,000 hours on the project, and the toothpicks have been sourced from around the world: I have used different brands of toothpicks depending on what I am building.
installations, Sense Spaces One of the greatest advances in nanoscience was a paradigm shift in understanding that access and control of the nanoworld is possible through tactile feeling sensors as opposed to lens based viewing microscopes. Like brail on the atomic scale, this method of reading through feeling shifts the perceptual focus of science from image saturation to the subtly of touch. Non-visual, "feeling" spaces provide transitions between the highly immersive central Cell and the other installations.
World Press Photo of the year awarded to Samuel Aranda Samuel Aranda for The New York Times via Reuters A woman holding a wounded relative during protests in Sanaa, Yemen, on October 15, 2011. By David R Arnott, NBC News The international jury of the 55th annual World Press Photo Contest announced Friday that it had selected a picture by Samuel Aranda as the World Press Photo of the Year 2011. Samuel Aranda / EPA, file Popular Lies About Graphic Design by Craig Ward New York-based Craig Ward is an award-winning designer (multiple times over), as well as a TED speaker, and he’s compiled his years of design knowledge into the upcoming book, Popular Lies About Graphic Design. There are no hard and fast rules with design, although some people would like you to think that there are, so Ward has taken on the task of clearing up the misconceptions. If you’ve ever spent time doing graphic design, the topics will definitely register with you. The book will offer you insight and perhaps, will make you think about design in a different way.
Leni Riefenstahl Helene Bertha Amalie "Leni" Riefenstahl (German: [ˈʁiːfənʃtaːl]; 22 August 1902 – 8 September 2003) was a German film director, photographer, actress and dancer widely known for directing the Nazi Party propaganda film Triumph of the Will. Riefenstahl’s prominence in the Third Reich, along with her personal association with Adolf Hitler, destroyed her film career following Germany's defeat in World War II, after which she was arrested but released without any charges. Triumph of the Will gave Riefenstahl instant and lasting international fame, as well as infamy. She directed eight films, two of which received significant coverage outside Germany.
March 17-Teddy talks on Kiki Smith's "Tale" Artist’s InformationName: Kiki SmithGender: FemaleDate of Birth: 18 January, 1954Born: Nuremberg, GermanyShe is an American artist, she was classified as a Feminist artist. Details of the art workName: TaleDate: 1992Form: SculptureMaterials: Wax, pigment, paper-mâché (French for 'chewed-up paper' due to its appearance), commonly called paper-mâché, is a construction material that consists of pieces of paper, sometimes reinforced with textiles, stuck together using a wet paste (e.g., glue, starch, or wallpaper adhesive), is a construction material that consists of pieces of paper, sometimes reinforced with textiles, stuck together using a wet paste.Size: 160” X 23” X 23” DescriptionIn this artwork, the artist makes a female sculpture, portray in prostrate gesture, like crawling along the floor. This sculpture doesn’t wear any clothing, and we see that the sculpture has much filth on her body, especially on her buttocks.