The Beady Eyed Craftster is our weekly round-up of shiny (mostly) art and craft related links from across the internets.
• Everyone loves clouds, but until now they’ve only been available outdoors. Artist Berndnaut Smilde makes clouds indoors, as part of very temporary art exhibits – check them out. [Found via Boing Boing]
• Over on Colossal, there’s some really fascinating wire sculpture; I love the sketchy look of these, like someone had drawn the images on the air itself.
• Which, I suppose, is exactly what’s going on in these light-painting pictures, also via Colossal. Light painting involves long exposures and handheld moving light sources, and in this case the results are stunning.
• Talking of long exposures, back on Boing Boing there’s this fantastic set of long exposure shots taken by Flight Engineer Don Pettiton from the International Space Station: well worth a look.
• We don’t often feature computer generated art here, but this project from Giuseppe Randazzo uses a nice blend of art, science and maths to generate patterns of virtual stones. From the site: “The virtual stones created by several fractal subdivision strategies, find their proper position within the circle, with a trial and error hierarchical algorithm. A mix of attractors and scalar fields (some with Perlin noise) drives the density and size of the stones.”
• And finally, like Lego? Like M.C. Escher? Like Star Wars? Then you’ll definitely like Paul Vermeesch’s amazing Star Wars Relativity model; incredible work.
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