Monday, June 15, 2009
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Click on the link below and you will be magically taken there.
I have never done the majority of these great exercises before, and found them very exciting to learn. Thanks to Rachel and Max I have learnt an enormous amount under their kind eye.
My Blog has been good for publishing text and photos, and links through to moving images on Slideshare and You Tube. These are great for showing movies and video imagery. Although the Slideshare didnt show my movie maker movie with all the effects I had put to them. I will experiment with others at a later date.
I look forward to using some of it to enhance my art world
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Choose and apply a CC licenceThere are a range of different catagories that you need to select from and understand what the differences are
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This licence lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation. This is the most accommodating of the licences offered, in terms of what others can do with your works licensed under Attribution.
This licence lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work noncommercially and although their new works must also acknowledge you and be noncommercial, they do not have to license their derivative works on the same terms.
Attribution-No Derivative Works (BY-ND)
This licence allows for redistribution, commercial and noncommercial of your work, as long as it is passed along unchanged and whole, with credit to you.
Attribution-Share Alike (BY-SA)
This licence lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work even for commercial purposes, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms. This licence is often compared to open source software licences. All new works based on yours will carry the same licence; so any derivatives will also allow commercial use.
Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works (BY-NC-ND)
This licence is the most restrictive of our six main licences, allowing redistribution. This licence is often called the “free advertising” licence because it allows others to download your works and share them with others as long as they mention you and link back to you, but they cannot change them in any way or use them commercially.
If you haven’t used CC licences before, or need a reminder, the Creative Commons international site offers some things to think about before you apply any CC licence to your work, and then you can choose to answer some questions to determine the licence best suited to your needs.
Or, simply choose from one of the licences listed below. They share a set of baseline rights. Whichever pathway you use, your licence choice will be expressed in three ways:
- Commons Deed. A plain-language summary of the licence, complete with the relevant icons.
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For help in applying your licence in either html or non-html formats (Facebook, Flickr, Youtube, etc), visit the FAQs section.
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Take a look at my powerpoint presentation, a bit of fun with my gumboots and then a lovely slide of a set of stoneware vessels I made.
The animations ( Motion happening within the frame) and the Transitions ( Motion happening between frames ) may not be active in this link.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Dr. Su Ballard is a Principal Lecturer in Electronic Arts in the School of Art Otago Polytechnic. Her research focuses on digital aesthetics, visual culture, sound, and media art histories. She really likes art that experiments in the spaces between analogue and digital media, has a fondness for 1970s experimental film and video, and wrote her PhD on noise, error, frequency and materiality in digital installation art from New Zealand. She is also a curator, writer, and musician.
Today we discussed different electronic artists and how they use the internet/computer to form their art.
Two examples are :
THOMSON & CRAIGHEAD
A Short film about War is being developed into a two screen gallery installation, this should be up and running by the end of July according to Su Ballard. Thompson and Craighead are creating this film with a variety of war zones seen through the collective eyes of the online photo sharing community. Developing a film on war without leaving their room.
Another excelent example of their work is A beautifully crafted set of four tea towels sporting a series of authentic search engine results.
For this example they used phrase words "in quotes" and Googled them,
"Please help me" ,
"Is anyone there?",
"Please listen to me",
"Can you hear me?',
then the results of the engine search were printed out onto the tea towels and sold
Made by digital means, this poject has scope for me, as I am very interested in printing. Could this be printed onto clay ? How cool would that look !
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Stephen Fry on free software from DragonWeb on Vimeo.
A video staring Stephen Fry on free software. He talks about how Richard Storm 25 years ago wrote a new operating system which he called GNU - GNU is not UNIX. Supporting a community based software where the community was able to change and improve the system and it was spread around the community free like science and avalible to everyone. He calls this the operating system of the future. Have a look at the video.
Here are 5 software programmes that are free to download.
UBUNTU- is a free computer operating system software
OPEN OFFICE - A free software similar to Microsoft office Suite with programmes similar to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc
GIMP - Photo shop equivalent to modify photos
BLENDER - To create 3D animation
WIKIMEDIA FOUNDATION - Unbias information with no copyright issues
A Lull "Skinny Fingers" from A Lull on Vimeo.
A Lull "Skinny Fingers"
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
In(spector) April 7 2009
No true name given in profile
Using a picture off the Flickr website, I have uploaded the image along with the URL , Artists name and date of the image so that I am reconizing the artist.
This image fell under the copyright all rights reserved.
I am unable to use this image for purposes where I am trying to earn money from it.
Saturday, April 4, 2009
My first attempt at print making ever!
All towards my Diploma of Arts, here at Otago Polytech, it was so much fun, almost addictive. I began my project with a stencil cut out of a school of fish, which soon proved to be too rigid and not going in the direction I wanted so I started tearing the cartridge paper, tearing strips, circles, shapes and used these as the stencils. The torn edges were wonderful as they created a shadowing look. I used the "robbing" method of printing, which involves taking wet ink from an already printed board or print.
I presented the prints in a book, 4 x A3 sheets per page. It took many hours to arrange the prints into pages, so they worked. I sometimes added a blank page to rest the eye. These were then bound between cardboard by the local printers.
A great final look , ENJOY
A favourite print, using the robbing process to create a shadowing effect