Tuesday, September 7, 2010

The Bay Citizen - For Digital Artists, Apps Provide New Palette - NYTimes.com

The Bay Citizen - For Digital Artists, Apps Provide New Palette - NYTimes.com: "“It’s like I’ve been waiting my whole life for this moment,” said Scott Snibbe, an interactive artist based in San Francisco. “I had literally given up on screen-based art work.”

For years, Mr. Snibbe, 41, had been trying to figure out how to better display his computer art programs, which largely consist of abstract lines and forms designed to evoke a “blissful” feeling from users manipulating the ever-shifting patterns. In the late 1990s, he even did a series of drawings of a handheld device similar to the iPad that he wished existed so that his artwork could be freed from the desk-bound computer monitor."