Virtual Spray Paint is a concept that I have been working on for a while and it uses some techniques that are based on concepts by Johnny Chung Lee.
It enables you to use a “spray can” to virtually apply spray paint onto a projected surface. Pressing the button on the spray can causes digital ink particles to appear on the background. The spray will weaken overtime until the can is shaken.
Continue reading for information on how this works and to see a video demo.
This video is a live demo from Blitzgiving, a competition in which I won first place.
Virtual Spray Paint works by mashing up a lot of different ideas and at the heart of this, is the use of the Wiimote and Flash.
It is important to note that I had built the first prototype of Virtual Spray Paint before discovering www.wiispray.com, which is a similar project. Please do not accuse me of copying. Unlike www.wiispray.com, I will be posting a full DIY on this project in the coming weeks so stay tuned.