Tag Archives: Art

Programming Continuous Rotation Servos with Arduino

https://vimeo.com/117368806 Programming Continuous Rotation Servos with Arduino Having completed the stitched elements of my latest piece of work I’ve now moved on to constructing the mechanics that will support this embroidered pieces. This has involved learning how to programme continuous rotation servos with Arduino. I’ve dabbled with Arduino in the past for fun so have […]

Lonely Sculpture (aka Tinder Finger)

https://vimeo.com/93852159 Lonely Sculpture (2014) is a sculpture by artist Tully Arnot. It’s a relatively simple idea but it’s a fantastic and humorous comment on current trends with regards to new technology, apps and online dating. A smart phone loaded with the Tinder app is placed beneath a mechanical silicone finger which repeatedly taps on the […]

Kathy Halper’s Social Media Inspired Embroidery

Kathy Halper’s Social Media Inspired Embroidery Kathy Halper is a textile artist based in the United States. She finds source material for embroidered artworks through the internet, more specifically though social media networks like Facebook. The content for Kathy’s embroidered drawings is sourced from status updates and photographs post online by teenagers. By embroidering these […]

Winter Threads

I’m starting work on the final four panels for my latest piece of work and with that I’ve bought a new batch of embroidery thread to get me started. Fittingly for this time of year it’s quite a wintery palette I’m working with. It’ll no doubt be well into the new year before I have […]