I made an impressionistic photo-collage of my neighbourhood, Manchester’s Northern Quarter and it’s distinctive skyline. As you can see from looking at my blog, I love texture and paper, and it wasn’t long before my bohemian skyline design became like a print on a crumpled paper shopping bag. Then I fed the images through the kaleidoscope on my phone and arrived at what appears to be lo-fi retro wallpaper prints. I love recycling stuff! You can see the original source images here and here.
Posts Tagged With: Kooleido
The Bones of Buzby Berkeley
You might have realised by now that this isn’t the place for cupcakes and kittens. I found an x-ray of a hand on google images and fed it through my app-du-jour, Kooleido. The results look like something out of a Buzby Berkeley musical, (which featured kaleidoscopic aerial shots of formation swimming teams and feathery chorus girls.) I wonder if Buzby teamed up with Tim Burton or H R Giger (who designed Ridley Scott’s Alien) would it look something like this?
Psychedelic Blue Man
Last week I showed you my oil painting, Blue Man and this week I fed the image through Kooleido, a kaleidoscope app on my iPhone. I love the religious overtones of mandala-style psychedelic images, and I’ve found the movement of a kaleidoscope quite hypnotic (Believe! Believe!) The result is almost like Dutch Delft ceramic tiles, although with sprawling knots of naked men. Imagine that…