Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Result: Digital Rain

I finally have a completed piece based on learnings of computers and electronics. I used a computer program that I co-wrote with a Hive76 member to generate a simple pattern of an abstractde water droplet rippple. I projected it through glass (and plastic) and onto a reflective surface which created patterns on it, the floor, the wall, and the glass. special thanks to Alithia Gorski, photo major extraordinaire, who was able to take these photos in a pinch when my primary photographer wasn't there. if she didn't help me, I doubt I would have been able to document this.


also, here is the code for the program for any/all i:ntereseted:

float x = 20;float y = 20;
void setup(){ size (600, 600); noStroke(); smooth();}
void draw_circles(float x, float y){ background (0); fill(255); ellipse(300, 300, x, y); if(y>100) { fill(0); ellipse(300, 300, x-100, y-100); } if(y>100) { fill(255); ellipse(300, 300, x-200, y-200); } if(y>300) { fill(0); ellipse(300, 300, x-300, y-300); }}
void draw(){
x+=2; y+=2; draw_circles(x, y); if(y>1000) { x=0; y=0; }}

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