I’m quite fond of subverting what might be described as genre output by juxtaposing or underpinning a relatively traditional piece with something that jolts it a bit. So when I came across an ad for a painting-by-numbers Van Gogh, my mind had already raced to an idea involving tracing and cutting out the numbered areas then enlarging and exploding them over an A1 card. But reality had other ideas. The schematic is printed onto the canvas which, unlike the ones from my childhood, is real and not a piece of cardboard. But even if it had been a firm surface, … Continue reading Subversion – personal painting, #rift
Embedding is via Artivive; you point the app at the physical painting and wait for it to latch on. Best conditions include good connectivity and good light, although, anticipating the prevailing conditions for one piece (Advent) would include viewing through … Continue reading Videos made for AR
I’ve mentioned the Artivive app before – it’s an app that calls up video hosted on their site and linked to a specific image. For now, it’s mostly used in galleries where lighting and connectivity are generally good. I used it for my contribution to our lane’s Advent Window fundraiser (for the local school) whereby one window a night is ‘unveiled’ and then stays lit for the rest of Christmas, which meant viewing in the dark from the garden in a village where mobile signals aren’t always great. It was a big test and it passed! Artivive has a torch … Continue reading Artivive in the wild!
Based on the original painting with animation via MotionLeap and further processing in Filmora 10. Continue reading Louis of Loch Arkaig – animation
Remember those quiz questions that go something like, UK law or Game of Thrones? Well here’s another – Abstract art or painter’s palette? Whilst this may seem somewhat uncharitable with regard to contemporary art, I think there is a valid … Continue reading Contemporary art or palette?
Asked to make a detailed painting of weeds on a mid-tone base, obviously I went for black cartridge, big brushes, and an animation. If there are any resonances, they’re Dutch vanitas (faint), and Kim Baker’s updated version of same (a little louder). Continue reading Weeds – painting animated in Pixaloop/MotionLeap
Recommended artists: Mimei Thompson — home Thomas Hall – 5 Artworks for Sale on Artsy Richard Dadd 1817–1886 | Tate This exercise, as part of a focus on the local environment, asks for a detailed painting of weeds in the … Continue reading Part 5, exercise 5:1 – weeds
All artwork and manipulated images (c) suzanne conboy-hill 2020. The art work they came from is on my dedicated UPM module blog here, here, and here. Continue reading 21st century tondos
I know, probably illegal! These came about as part of my degree course but absolutely lent themselves to a bit of digital jiggery pokery via Pixaloop for iPhone/pad. The art work they came from is on my dedicated UPM module blog here, here, and here. Continue reading Tinkering with tondos
Made in Flamepainter for iPad, animated in Pixaloop, sound track added in Filmora10. Having a post-portrait exhibition techy regressive moment. Continue reading Never perch on an event horizon