Hand Drawn

Moving Brands, 2011

Hand Drawn was an experiment in collective gestural art. Participants were invited to trace the shape of a letter in the air, which was captured with a Kinect camera and recorded via Processing into a 3D model. As more people added letters to the system, each letter evolved into a collective shape.

The project was exhibited at the 2011 Brighton Mini-Maker Faire, and the set of letters captured from the event’s visitors was used to create a typeface and a set of 3D-printed letters.

Developed with Campbell Orme. All images from Moving Brands.