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!
Bryan Ressler’s (see Anthrolume, his project blog) most recent wearable LED creation is his trenchcoat, which has 1000 LEDs on it. He’ll be bringing it to work on some animations, but also to show it off!
Be sure to check out this video of Anthrolume 4.0: The Trench, and come armed with your questions.
Jeff Larson created the designs, they are now up on Society6! Get yours here.
Thanks Jeff! Jeff is a fabulous designer and a part of the art group Totally Legit LLC, sponsoring Electric Sky with their volunteer time and materials.
On Saturday afternoon we’ll be introducing some of the younger kids to the joys of LEDs by having them make fairy wands or wizard sticks out of an RGB LED and a switch (to change colors) attached to a stick, which they can then decorate. Once made they’ll be able to run around at dusk making light patterns in the air. This workshop will probably be held on Saturday afternoon, 4-5:30.
Here’s one on Instructables for inspiration:
Josh Lind and Chris D’Annunzio have signed up to bring their 3D printer and give a brief intro to 3D printing. Josh says his main goal is to let people know just how easy it is. That’ll be Saturday afternoon in the creativity lab, 2-3:30.
Here are a few pictures of the kitchen area, to help those who might want to use it for cooking plan accordingly.
We wanted to test our Internet solution was going to work in the field (high capacity wi-fi pucks), and we encountered success, even with all our devices playing videos!
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.