Wednesday, December 30, 2009

My Blue Period (Early 1988)

A blue room with a blue window and an 8' by 10' (at least!) copy of the following, French Blue Velvet Poster:

I dare say that Spaced nailed this phenomenon well (go 3 mins 4 secs in):

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Note to self: Illustrator Colors

1. Save as a pdf file with color set-up as cmyk (not rgb)
2. During the save be sure to check the 'embed ICC profile' box esp. w/ euroscale coated v.2 present.

Note to self: Time pointers in youtube clips

In direct links the form is &t=XmYs, e.g.,
In embedded clip links the start time is converted to seconds and is appended to the each vid. reference within the embedded object tag as &start=n (where n = X*60+Y), e.g.,

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

drench 2

Suppose m colors and an nxn grid/Drench board, m ≤ n, and both m and n are even. We make a start on constructing a demanding board as follows (click on images to enlarge):

The whole top half of the board.

The bottom half of the board.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009


The flash game Drench doesn't always solve. This led me to explore move-expensive Drench boards a little: