Very nice pattern! Via: Stefanie Jasper
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Jawad creates machines and systems using hardware and software. Passionate about teaching kids next century skills from an early age.
Incredible examples of shadow casting by Drzach & Suchy. The 3D version is called a “shadow cloud”.
The idea is really simple, and is based on a simple observation that “the shadow cast by an object depends not only on the object itself, but also on the light; therefore the same object under changing lighting conditions can totally change its appearance”. You can read all about how its done here and here.
Mini Strandbeest: A Kinetic Sculpture Kit by Theo Jansen
Theo Jansen is famous for his amazing kinetic sculptures. Now he is selling a kit which you can build and enjoy on a windy beach vacation. I built mine in an afternoon and it was an instant sensation on the beach.
Shipwright: Create your own spaceship; This is how mine looks like.
Dolf Veenvliet, the creator of “Entoforms" created a Blender plugin called Shipwright. This plugin allows you to evolve your own spaceships by entering any text string of your choice. Shipwright uses Shipyard which is an awesome collection of spaceship parts by Greyoxide. For a step-by-step tutorial on how to setup and use Shipwright checkout this post from Ponoko’s blog.