These are the things I've written that are tagged "art"

The Library of Congress is Adding Webcomics

13 June 2017

“Dinosaur Comics!” “Hyperbole and a Half” and “xkcd” are among the initial class of now-nationally-archived webcomics I grew up reading. The Washington Post: The library will announce Tuesday that the Webcomics Web Archive is officially launching at loc.gov as part of its growth in “born-digital” collections. The first phase of the webcomics online collection will […]

*inception noise*

14 March 2017

Turkish photographer Aydın Büyüktaş creates ‘Inception’-esque composite images of American landscapes. Source: Mind-Bending Drone Photo Manipulations Turn America into a Roller Coaster – Creators

The Open Bundle

11 July 2013

CC-licensed art and music for videos games from independent creators. If they reach their funding goal they’re making all of the assets public domain. I absolutely love this idea. Get paid for your work and then move on to something else, leaving it for anyone who wants it.

SmoothLifeL

10 October 2012

A crazy version of Conway’s Game Of Life using floating point numbers instead of integers. The results are disturbingly organic-looking. Could be images from a blurry microscope.

Drawing with text

09 October 2012

Click & drag your mouse to “draw” with a given set of text. I could see this being used to make some really cool JS-based generative art. The demo explains it better than I can, and you really should check it out. This is a tool you should have in your utility belt.

disCU̴LTU̴RE

19 August 2011

ATTN SAN FRANCISCO: If you like weird music and weirder art, get your ass on down to TRUCK at Folsom and 15th street tomorrow night for disCU̴LTU̴RE. Sweatshop will be there. Attendance is mandatory. You have been warned.

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