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PiCasso Design Challenge

3 Posts authored by: jc2048
Introduction   Another piece involving LEDs. This time I chose some small SOT23 amber ones.   The Work   Here it is on a small table in my workroom.     The following video shows it working.     At the start I was going to have it as another canvas on the wall but, as it gradually developed, it went through a phase where I was going to have the grid of LEDs sitting in a preservative jar, but I didn't entirely like that either so it finally ended up a ...
Introduction   All art movements used to have manifestos, at least the more radical ones at the start of the twentieth century did, so I thought I'd do one for electronic art where the manifesto was, itself, an artwork. The main art influence for the text of this was a piece written by the American artist Claus Oldenburg in 1961 called "I'm for an art...", but of course his was much better.   The Work   Here are a couple of pictures of it on the wall of my workroom.   ...
Introduction   I'm following along with this Design Challenge as an independent participant, not as one of the challengers (that's because I don't agree with the T&Cs); so I'm ruling myself out of winning any of the prizes, even the finisher prize. I hope that's acceptable to element14 - if not, they can always move the blogs to my personal blog area to get them out of the way.   This is the first in a series of nine, weekly works of electronic art. There won't be time to do an ...