We are excited to announce that Jeremy Kayes will be hosting a workshop on Saturday, from 1-2pm. Jeremy is both a web developer and a cartoonist, and has taught cartooning to designers and developers as a tool for story boarding their projects. Come to the workshop and learn how cartooning can improve your life!
Workshop: Cartooning Crash Course, 1pm-2pm. Hosted by Jeremy Kayes. A little bit of drawing skill can go a long way, no matter what you’re working on. If you can’t draw or can only draw stick figures, this workshop will ramp up your skill and confidence for getting your ideas down on paper.
Jeremy Kayes is the author of the graphic novel ‘The Indies’ and host of the comic artist club ‘Sicaga.’ He makes a living developing software and teaching engineers and researchers at UW how to use comics to illustrate their research. Learn more at http://jeremykayes.com. Registration is not required.
Dave Hull and Dan Hull (sons of artist Beanne Hull, the main organizer of Sky Art Week) are helping out making a base for our reactive lamps in the electronic arts workshop — here you can see the base they are designing to fit the electronics components, while also fitting either a mason jar or an acrylic cylinder…printed out using a 3D printer!
Close up of main light casing.
Mason jar with light casing and blue light.
Light casing, made from three separate pieces.
Light casing, assembled, made from 3D printer
Electronics components, soldered together
Video of light casing inserted into acrylic cylinder
Video of light casing in mason jar with sample animations
We made great progress prototyping the reactive lamp setup we’ll be using for the Electronic Art: Reactive Lamps workshop, including an Arduino, an RGB ring, and a motion detecting sensor. We also had a couple of people go through the sequence of installing the sample software and tweaking it for our setup. We then handed over the electronics to Dan Hull, an industrial designer who’s creating a housing unit for the electronics using a 3D printer.
Prototype of the reactive lamp
Flora arduino, optimized for wearable projects
Sensor/compass, detects movement
Neopixel Ring (controllable RGB LEDs)