interactive painting by scott garner
interactive painting by scott garner interactive painting by scott garner
jan 24, 2012

interactive painting by scott garner

interactive ‘still life’ by scott garner

american developer scott garner has created ‘still life‘, an interactive gallery work that responds to real-world activity. set in a wooden frame, the fruits and vases of the seemingly ordinary still life painting begin to tumble when a user rotates the work.

garner creates the world ‘inside’ the painting using the game developing program unity 3D, where he creates a scene that consists of a camera and all desired lights and objects. this is projected via a flat-screen television screen (the frame and ‘canvas’) fixed on a rotating mount. attached to its back is a spatial sensor to detect tilt. a driving program written in C communicates with the sensor and interacts with the unity 3D scene to respond to users’ rotation of the frame.

the project was funded by US-based design agency süperfad.

video demo of the device

view of the painting before tilting

view of the painting after interaction

via thenextweb

  • well done

    tembulkar says:
  • Nice work. Now take it to the next level with a touch screen with objects that can be placed manually, and you\’ll really have something!

    tl, minneapolis says:
  • excellent…I wish to have one…like Harry potter`s paintings…

    luisEfe80 says:

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