Author Archives: Matt

I love my mowers (and other textural depth imagery) but they just don’t fit.

I had been intending for some time to have some still images to go with my installation. But it dawned on me this morning that it makes no sense. The whole idea for “seated figure?” is the interaction with the viewer … Continue reading

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Serendipitous Imagery – a future workflow.

While experimenting last night I  noticed the little lag the program has when when uploading an image. I had forgotten that my workspace still had the upload code running, so I went to my site to scan through what had been uploaded. … Continue reading

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A mower for all seasons – mechanical textures

Until now I had gone with predominantly blues, mainly because I liked how having an electric colour something that doesn’t feel natural with the naturalist shape of a human body along the the painterly textures. But blue seemed wrong for a mower. Green seemed … Continue reading

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Trees

The first objects I explored were the trees they had captivated me when viewing them with the Kinect so i was excited about seeing what they could generate, I started with a default palette consisting of the full range of … Continue reading

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The sun is not the Kinect’s friend

The Kinect uses an infrared red projector /infrared camera to map out its depth data, it turns out the sun as well as all the other light it puts out also has a good (well bad) amount of infrared in … Continue reading

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Too hot for the grad book

No Not really just wasn’t actually graduating in fine arts so it was fair enough I guess. I was a little disappointed as I have been with the e-media class for the last 3 years, I was doing less points (not because … Continue reading

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Hacking the hacked

Sitting here pretty pleased with myself, most people are just hacking the software but I just hacked the hardware. A pair of side cutters a soldering iron and a few connectors should do the trick. I was pretty nervous about … Continue reading

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100 words ~ 3 minutes a word remind be never to take up writing as a career.

We need to have a 100 word statement for the grad book. I think I started this at least 10 times. Normally I can just right through it then cut it back. For some reason this time I never got … Continue reading

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What about some prints. – broadening my hozizons

For a while I have been toying with adding prints to my projected work. I liked the idea as they suggested the possibilities of what it can do. Using the instrument analogy I had used before (I have created an instrument for creating visual works) I … Continue reading

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Evolution form consumer to creator – how technology is driving social change

No This isn’t a thesis I have no references its complete conjecture, observation and opinion. The rise of technology and its acceptance by the mainstream has had huge social implications. I grew up in an world that predated digital cameras, media was … Continue reading

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