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'Follow' - making an Interactive print


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'Follow' - making an Interactive print

29 Jun 2021 12:47PM   Views : 816 Unique : 352

I've uploaded a number of images from my 'harmony of Light' project using my home built Harmonograph platform. 'Follow' is one of the recent ones 'Follow'.

I noticed with this image, especially when printed, that it had a rather mesmerising quality when rotated. I tried this as a gif, which demonstrated the principle, but my real idea was to make an 'Interactive' print, so viewers could try rotating it, moving it etc.

I bought a couple of 'lazy Susan' bearings, only a couple of pounds each, and built the mechanism from MDF. 331023_1624966919.jpg
A perspex disc was used for the glazing. The print needed to be 400mm wide to match the disc, so from the roll feed on the Epson P800 331023_1624967002.jpg

Then all assembled, little bit of lubrication, glass clips to secure...and

I hope you like it and it doesn't give you motion sickness. I think it has quite a 3D feel to it particularly when rotated anticlockwise.

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altitude50 19 23.9k United Kingdom
30 Jun 2021 10:07AM
That is very clever and very interesting, but watching it moving makes me feel nauseous and I have never been seasick or travel sick ever!
James124 Avatar
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8 81 59 Portugal
1 Jul 2021 12:09PM
I like how the perspective and shapes change as the image rotates. Reminds me of Vertigo's record labels from the 60's/70's!

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