Hi my name is Julie Frith, I am a northern California artist. I create
modern kinetic art sculptures, in the style of Alexander Calder. I have
a great website that I made and maintain. I sell mobiles and stabiles that I make with my husband Brian Ladd; For
more information: www.frithmobiles.com.
All of my creations are made by hand, no mass production, custom
designed made to order. I love modern design, architecture, clean
lines, bright color splashes, and mid century homes. Grew up in the
60's/70's surrounded in constant art of my parents. Learned many art
skills and knowledge of modern design and technology. Impressed by the
mobiles of Calder in museums around the world, it influenced my art love forever.
This video is about the work of Tom Shannon, an artist who directly integrates science into his paintings. Though he does a lot of science themed work, this video focuses on his work with a pendulum. He created a machine that emits multiple paints (at the same time) while moving in a pendulum. He can control, through a remote control, the amount of paint that is emitted. For example, if he had blue, red, and yellow in the machine, he could lesson the amount of blue or increase the amount of yellow. The paintings are colorful and vivid. They create interference patterns and sometimes even recognizable images. I thought this video was interesting because I'm not familiar with many artists who use science, and am interested in both art and science.