Arbitrary iPad Swipes and Taps Make Accidental Art

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When you check your email, when you play Temple Run, when you're selecting a song to listen to, you're making art. You just don't know it. In a series called Invisible Hieroglyphics, artists Andre Woolery and Victor AbiJaoudi highlight those hidden masterpieces you don't even mean to make.

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The works of art are created on a wide variety of apps, from Instagram to Pinterest to Angry Birds, and more. Each accidental painting is a lovely smattering of colorful digital finger painting.

Here's Fruit Ninja:

Illustration for article titled Arbitrary iPad Swipes and Taps Make Accidental Art

This one's from the Facebook app:

Illustration for article titled Arbitrary iPad Swipes and Taps Make Accidental Art
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Check out the rest on Woolery's site. They're a pretty great way to illustrate that technology can be beautiful. And anyone with an iPad can be an artist. [Andre Woolery Art via Mashable]

DISCUSSION

SQLGuru
SQLGuru

You mean I'm always wiping away hundreds of dollars worth of art every time I clean my screen?

Actually, they're kinda cool and interesting to look at. Probably not something I'd buy, but I could see it hanging in a lobby somewhere (for instance at the appropriate app's home).