Uncover the Pixels

Uncover the Pixels

This week for ICM our assignment was to explore pixels and various ways of capturing images. I thought it would be interesting to start with a black background and then “scrub” away the black pixels to reveal an image of yourself! I used Processing’s video library and the Capture class to constantly take a video with my computer’s video recorded, and every time the mouse was click or dragged I added a small ellipse to the screen that took the color of the video behind the black background. Here’s my code:

And here’s a video of the outcome: