Automation, Paint and Flow

Work in progress

I'm interested in how visually complex Acrylic paint blending properties can interact and contrast with the precision of an automated drawing machine.
Small, bright rings of colored paint getting larger from the center.
First automated experiment: Spirals

Materials

Pen plotter, Acrylic paint, Cotton Canvas, OpenFrameworks, Inkscape.

Spiral Experiments

Spiral
Spiral: Closeup

Differential Growth in Paint

An organic like cauliflower shape, mixing many different colors together. Losses shape slightly at the edges.

Differential Paint Expansion

Precision of Edges

Noise
Precision
Pull