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COLOUR spotted at Sainsburys Glasgow!

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I just had to post this photo of a delightful women that I saw shopping with her granddaughter in Sainsburys last week. I thought she looked fantastic and really colourful.
I hope I’ve got the balls to be this bold when I’m older. There’s definitely not enough people like this! Scotland with its climate definitely needs more colour and this beautiful mature women is doing a great job in my opinion.
My only regret, I forgot to ask her name, how rude of me! If you know who she is, please let me know, I thought she was fantastic and posed for me beautifully so that I could share her look with all of you.

Grace Cathedral in San Fran – Ribbons like Light!

Wow…. 20 miles of ribbon!!!

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I just read an amazing blog piece by mymodernmet.com about an art installation…

Graced with Light incorporates both music and video projection.

Artist Anne Patterson is behind Graced With Light, an installation consisting of nearly 1,000 satin ribbons with colors inspired by stained glass. It took the artist months to prepare, which she did in her art studio in Manhattan by constructing a 3/16-inch scale model of it with embroidery floss. Then, on site, it took Patterson and the Grace Cathedral community eight days to hand-assemble the project.

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The picture speak for themselves I think, AMAZING and Beautiful, Please can we do more like this in our public buildings, so simple yet so effective!

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You can read more on the Grace Cathedral website here

Or at the original post here

3D Printing onto Thermochromics – It GLOWS!!!!

A little something I was experimenting with a wee while ago… I’m hoping to pick this up again soon…

Very pretty results if nothing else.. I really liked the way you could track the nozzle not only by it’s movement and noise but also the heat exchange changing the colour of the surface it was printing onto…

The picture below shows only the nozzle’s track and no polymer yet!

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The picture below shows how the yellow polymer glows as the magenta thermochromic dye changes under the heat. It’s a 31 degree magenta thermochromic dye on silk that I printed the polymer onto with the Ultimaker 3D printer.

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http://vimeo.com/83543582#t=0s

OH MY OH MY OH MY!!!!! HORST KIECHLE – PAPER TORSO

ImageSo we can download this and make it ourselves???? Wow what a lot of work!! Here’s what Horst Kiechle says about his latest project –

“The paper torso project began in 2011 when I took up a suggestion by Ms. Joanne Nakora from the International School Nadi in the Fiji Islands to design and build a torso with removable organs. 3 months later I had completed a first version and uploaded some images to my Flickr account. In January 2012 My Modern Met blogged about it which led to many requests to make the templates available.
Improving certain parts of the design, fitting the patterns to A4 paper and working out how to best write the instructions took about 4 times as long as building the first version.
The templates and instructions are available by clicking on the banners below. In the spirit in which this project was started they are available for free. If you manage to complete some of the organs and/or the torso I would appreciate it if you could send me an email or some images of it.

ImageThis is incredible and relates to the paper wing by the t-shirt company that I blogged about last year!

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Very cool indeed… When this current project finishes, I may well be tempted to try this one!

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If you want to do it you should try! Go here http://torso.amorphous-constructions.com

Good luck!

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