dentsu: paint sound sculptures
dentsu: paint sound sculptures dentsu: paint sound sculptures
oct 06, 2010

dentsu: paint sound sculptures

dentsu: paint sound sculptures




the creative studio dentsu, teamed up with photographer linden gledhill to create this series of paint sculptures using sound vibrations. the series was part of a campaign for canon’s pixma ink printer brand. the photographs and videos begin by wrapping a membrane around a small speaker. ink drops were placed on this membrane and the speaker was turned on. once it began to vibrate the ink begins to jump up and down. high-speed video cameras and still cameras were used to capture this including circling around the sculptures to see them from all angles. experimenting with different sounds and frequencies created the various pieces.








  • Very nice idea with an awesome result, great colors effect.

    Nanoverso says:
  • AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!! says:
  • my macs need this as a screen saver

    wrightconcepts says:
  • I could sit and watch this for hours! So mesmerizing… like watching a Lava Lamp X 1,000,000.

    Beverly Fisher says:
  • Eggleston.

    ShouldersOfGiants says:
  • mesmerizing

    V says:
  • too bad they spend so much money on their advertising while their printers scuk donkey nuts

    mud says:
  • Now you just need to sculpt them at 100 times the size!

    Prestune says:
  • Those are not sculptures. They’re pretty, but they’re not sculptures

    Roy says:
  • I think they are sculptures, they’re just sculptures that aren’t around long.

    Derrick says:
  • Very nice

    Emamian says:
  • amazing work!!! says:
  • so cool! this is a good idea.

    fiximage says:
  • Not really a new idea. If your interested in how matter takes shape using frequencies study Cymatics by Hans Jenny. I almost wish the paint appeared a bit thinner.

    Still cool inspiration. 🙂

    Researcher says:
  • What is the name of the piece playing in the ad?

    Dos says:
  • They look like they’re made of rubber… Insanely cool. I agree with prestune, some shiny scaled up models of these would be amazing. The last one would be cool scaled up so you could walk inside the little arch thing forming at the front…

    Reminds me of Edgerton’s milk drop.

    Alice says:
  • luvs it* i’m bedazzled* 🙂

    deanna says:

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