Friday, September 25, 2015

BBC Slammed for Publicly Funded $12 Million Digital Arts Website

The BBC is under fire for plans to spend £8.16 million ($12.67 million) on its digital arts website, the Space, a joint project with Arts Council England. Both organizations are publicly funded.

After facing cuts to its annual budget, not everyone sees the money allotted to the offbeat collection in the Space as well-spent.  Read more.

Friday, September 18, 2015

A Gothic Church Meets Digital Art

Brussels-based French visual artist Joanie Lemercier, known for his stunning light manipulation enhancing space and architecture, will unveil an audiovisual performance inside St-Michel Basilica in Bordeaux this Friday. Presented as part of the ECHO A VENIR festival, ARTEFACT is a monumental site-specific artwork in line with his past work titled Grote Kerk, performed with the ANTIVJ visual label in a cathedral in the Netherlands a few years ago.  Read more.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Create Impressive Digital Art Using this Free Processing Android App

If you’re in the digital art world, you’ve probably heard of Processing. This open source programming language translates code into visual art, transforming the pixels in a photograph into lines or shapes for truly unusual results. Read more.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Artists cheer the new Apple Pencil stylus

The Apple Pencil is pressure sensitive. Press lightly, and the stroke gets thinner. Tilt the pencil, and the stroke gets thicker. Pair it with an iPad Pro, and there's finally an Apple (AAPL, Tech30) device to replace paper sketchbooks.  Read more.