Thursday, May 27, 2010

The Top-Hat Confederacy

I just learned how to do panoramic photomerge in photoshop.  It came in handy for this shot of the Top-Hat Confederacy.  Check out their video.

Tips and tricks for photomerge:  

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Old Building

Apricot Origami

Tab Orchid

T Mask Orchid H

This is a combination of Surreal Surreal and daguerreotype that I did for Art 119. PSU.  Instructor is V.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Joy of Tex  

Math formulas has a lot of text and symbols.  Michael Spivak wrote about it.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010


(above)  Fibonaccis's Dream by  Martina Schettina does some work with math in her paintings.
(Below) 'Golden Pentagram'

A classmate from art119, Jesse Pollard did a flash animation about Fibonaccis squares

Monday, May 10, 2010

Take Five

I did some animation for my art119 class.  The idea was to play with the star shape because it has five points.  I was also timing the animation so that the frames would end or start at 5 sequence such as 5 10 20 100 etc.
Having done the shape, I researched to find that the star contains the Golden ratio in the triangle pieces.  I can see something special it this shape.  The star contains a pentagram at the center and also if the points of the stars are connected with a line then a pentagram is at the outside of the star.  The outside pentagram is twice as bigger then the inner pentagram and inverse.
The star shape is also a fractal.

Agusti Puig

Agusti Puig's work featured in Woody Allen's movie 'Vicky Christina Barcelona'.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

broken USB flash drive

Man! I'm so mad.  The USB flash drive broken down on me.  I was not able to retrieve the flash animation assign for Art119.  Luckily, I saved the work before at my class computer.  However, I lost some of the new work done over the weekend.  I've learn my lesson.  Apparently, this is a common occurrence.  The higher the gig capacity, the more chance it's going to malfunction.  I had a 64mb flash drive that was in my pants pocket which went through the wash cycle and the dry cycle.  To my amazement, I was able to retrieve my files.  I guess I need to save it first to the desktop and then back it up on an other drive.

I did a search for recovery and some other forums.  Tom's Hardware Forum recommends this website: