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PiCasso Design Challenge

3 Posts authored by: jorgy
Painting the background My most recent work involved painting the watercolor background.   I have chosen Ampersand Aquabord for this in a 22x30" size, as it is firm and will allow me to drill holes for the fiber optics, as well as for mounting the glass in front and the electronics in back.  It is a wonderful surface to use watercolor on as it keeps the colors vivid.  My conundrum is that I need the background to be dark and unobtrusive, but not too dark, as the piece will ne ...
Here are a few notes on my progress so far.     Software Notes:  - installed raspbian after booting NOOBS - set up WiFI and keyboard/localization - updated to latest packages - ran raspi-config     - turned on ssh     - disabled GUI on boot     - enabled camera     - changed default pi password - rebooted took a picture with command:   # raspistill -o cam.jpg   (the underside of my desk)   Har ...
I'm so excited to be here as a challenger!  This is my first challenge, and the competition looks quite stiff.   I've already created a github repo to host my code.   To start things off, here is my application to be a challenger.           Reason for the Design Challenge: Combining a Raspberry Pi and art in a way that is not only technologically sound, but is also artistically pleasing, is challenging. challenge, I will be combining a raspberry pi w ...