Slick Sci-Fi Sculptures Slither Like Silky-Smooth Space Debris #SciFiSunday
Mesmerizing new work from Bill Thompson up on Creators.
Saturated with colors of an oil-slick opalescence, each nail-polish lacquered sculpture by Bill Thompson is hand-carved from a mass of polyurethane. Speaking about his process on his website, the Boston-based artist shares that, for over 30 years of art-making, his intent has been to explore the emotional provocation that comes from color in his art. “There has been a consistent fixation on the objectness of a painting. Early iterations included thick, textured paint applications on wood panels, followed by pristine rolled acrylic surfaces on plywood. [Later on] I began altering and carving the substrate itself in an attempt to further activate the color experience.”
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.