Jim Plaxco's Blog (7)

Image Processing and a Junocam image of Jupiter.

Following is a Junocam Perijove 8 image of Jupiter I've submitted for publication on the Juncom web site. The image processing was done using RawTherapee, Adobe Photoshop, and a Processing program I wrote.

Added by Jim Plaxco on September 16, 2017 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Installing Processing on a Computer Running Ubuntu Linux

Recently I had to do a complete re-install on one of my laptops that was running Ubuntu Linux. Consequently I had to re-install all my programs.

As a part of re-installing Processing I decided to create an installation tutorial explaining the steps I performed. So for those interested, check out my tutorial Installing…

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Added by Jim Plaxco on March 26, 2016 at 11:02am — No Comments

Fascinating video on Charting culture

Here is a fascinating video on the charting of western culture. Quoting from the page "Culture spreads through people, but how does that really happen? This data visualisation from Nature Video charts the movement of 120,000 prominent cultural figures – predominantly European and North American – between 600 BC and 2012 CE, by plotting lines between where each one was born and died. The resulting map reveals not only how religion, technology, resources and mass migrations entwine with the…

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Added by Jim Plaxco on November 4, 2015 at 11:57am — No Comments

Particles Plus Fields Experiment

After six months of not writing any graphics programs, last week I dove back into the process by writing a Processing program that combined particles, a variety of force fields, and masking.

The program began simply (which is the best way to begin any programming project) and acquired added flexibility and complexity as more functionality was added. The particle image shown above…

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Added by Jim Plaxco on February 1, 2015 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Video Project - The Liquified Paintings of Claude Monet

Recently I've been spending a fair amount of time researching generative art processes. One of the products of this research was a video I created using Processing. It is a generative animation of six of Monet's paintings.  You can read see the video and read more about it at  Liquified Paintings…

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Added by Jim Plaxco on July 8, 2014 at 12:49pm — 2 Comments

Generative Art and the Mona Lisa Meme

I wrote "Generative Art and the Mona Lisa Meme" about  a generative art system I created using Processing. It includes a link to a 1600x1600 version of the output.

Generative Art and the Mona Lisa Meme …

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Added by Jim Plaxco on March 29, 2014 at 7:27am — No Comments

Roadmap to Space Settlement Student Art Contest

The National Space Society (NSS) has announced its Roadmap to Space Settlement 2014 International Student Art Contest, a contest for which I am one of the art judges.

You can read my short article on the contest at http://www.artsnova.com/blog/2013/12/09/667/

Added by Jim Plaxco on December 10, 2013 at 3:41pm — 1 Comment

Digital Arts Page on the ACM-SIGGRAPH site

DID YOU EVER HAVE WORK IN A SIGGRAPH TRAVELING ART SHOW?

If you still are looking for your TAS work email morie@siggraph.org

Check out the Digital Arts Community's Facebook Group

Check out the DAC FACEBOOK Group!!!
HISTORY HISTORY HISTORY

Make sure to see the (original!!) 1982 SIGGRAPH ART show
Click here!
Much thanks to Copper Giloth for putting this together and sharing!

ACM SIGGRAPH DAC Description

Mission of the Digital Arts Community Committee

To foster year-round engagement and dialogue within the digital, electronic, computational and media arts. Facilitate dynamic scholarship and creative programming within the ACM SIGGRAPH organization. Promote collaboration between artists and the larger computer graphics and interactive techniques community.

DAC Committee

ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community Committee:
Victoria Szabo, Chair
Jim Demmers,  Sue Gollifer, Kathy Rae Huffman, John Hyatt, Bonnie Mitchell, Hye Yeon Nam, Derick Ostrenko, Jan Searleman, Ruth West.

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