I/O Brush: The World as the Palette
This is a great idea! A video paint brush that uses colors, shapes and movement from the real world. Checkout the video at:

From the site:
I/O Brush is a new drawing tool to explore colors, textures, and movements found in everyday materials by “picking up” and drawing with them. I/O Brush looks like a regular physical paintbrush but has a small video camera with lights and touch sensors embedded inside. Outside of the drawing canvas, the brush can pick up color, texture, and movement of a brushed surface. On the canvas, artists can draw with the special “ink” they just picked up from their immediate environment.

One thought on “Wow”

  1. ha. memories… i discovered this over a year ago and was amazed and shared the link with everyone…
    have since forgotten about it till i stubmled on your post here.
    yes, very cool and i would love to actually try this thing out.

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