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PiCasso Design Challenge

10 Posts authored by: fmilburn Top Member
Art is often made to appeal to a specific set of viewers.  This is the 10th blog in a series exploring the idea of using AI to recognize a viewer and adapt art to their age or interest.  The intent is to encourage early art appreciation while being attractive to all household members. In previous posts the build, facial recognition, art, and art viewer have been presented individually as the phases of the project progressed.  In this post the integrated project is demonstrated ...
Art is often made to appeal to a specific set of viewers.  This is the 9th blog in a series exploring the idea of using AI to recognize a viewer and adapt art to their age or interest.  The intent is to encourage early art appreciation while being attractive to all household members. In previous posts the near completion of the build has been presented and image recognition capabilities demonstrated.  Art, in the form of short animations involving drawings by the children, was ...
Art is often made to appeal to a specific set of viewers.  This is the 8th blog in a series exploring the idea of using AI to recognize a viewer and adapt art to their age or interest.  The intent is to encourage early art appreciation while being attractive to all household members. Image recognition has advanced and the build deemed acceptable for a prototype.   Tidying the Build   For the time being I have simplified the enclosure on the back side of the display.  ...
Art is often made to appeal to a specific set of viewers.  This is the 7th blog in a series exploring the idea of using AI to recognize a viewer and adapt art to their age or interest.  The intent is to encourage early art appreciation while being attractive to all household members. This week I have involved my grandchildren in making art on the Pi, or at least Pi related art.  These three short visuals with musical accompaniment will be played when the child who created the a ...
Art is often made to appeal to a specific set of viewers.  This is the 6th blog in a series exploring the idea of using AI to recognize a viewer and adapt art to their age or interest.  The intent is to encourage early art appreciation while being attractive to all household members. The project was a mess of wires and breadboards so more work was done on enclosures and mounts this week.   The 3D Printer has been Busy   The cutout on the face was a bit ragged so a bezel ...
Art is often made to appeal to a specific set of viewers.  This is the 5th blog in a series exploring the idea of using AI to recognize a viewer and adapt art to their age or interest.  The intent is to encourage early art appreciation while being attractive to all household members. Several people have wondered when I would actually create some art so here is the first masterpiece created for my 3 year old granddaughter using Scratch on the Raspberry Pi.   Back Story    ...
Art is often made to appeal to a specific set of viewers.  This is the 4th blog in a series exploring the idea of using AI to recognize a viewer and adapt art to their age or interest.  The intent is to encourage early art appreciation while being attractive to all household members. In this post the progress in getting image recognition to start and run more quickly is described along with a means to communicate from one Raspberry Pi to another when a face is recognized.   Spe ...
Art is often made to appeal to a specific set of viewers.  This is the third blog in a series exploring the idea of using AI to recognize a viewer and adapt art to their age or interest.  The intent is to encourage early art appreciation while being attractive to all household members. In this post the cabinet for the project is started and the design process described.  Traditionally drawn design and fabrication with hand tools is compared to Computer Aided Design (CAD) and au ...
Art is often made to appeal to a specific set of viewers.  This is the second blog in a series exploring the idea of using AI to recognize a viewer and adapt art to their age or interest.  The intent is to encourage early art appreciation while being attractive to all household members.   In this post the loading of software and recognition of faces using OpenCV on the Raspberry Pi 3B+ and Raspberry Pi Camera V2 are discussed.  A subjective comparison to the Raspberry Pi 3 ...
Introduction Art is often made to appeal to specific age groups - usually adults.  Adapting Art to Viewers will explore the idea of using AI to recognize the viewer and adapt the art to their age or interests.  The art work will thus encourage early art appreciation and be attractive to a wider audience. This is the first post in a series and describes the project objectives and lays out a plan for achieving them.   Resources Kit Supplied to Challengers Raspberry Pi Model 3 B+ ...