03 January 2012

[art] Where Type Meets Color: The Chromatic Typewriter

2740.A Washington-based painter, Tyree Callahan, has combined type and color into a device called the Chromatic Typwriter. Here's what it looks like (via This Is Colossal)

A spectrum of paint colors is loaded into pads which replace the letters on the typewriter hammers, which is then mapped to the keyboard, enabling you to paint by typing, which is a damned clever re-interpretation of technology and art.

More pictures here (http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2011/12/the-chromatic-typewriter/) and Tyree's tumblr blog is here: http://tyreecallahan.tumblr.com/post/13602352689/a-picture-from-a-thousand-words-this-is-the

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