[Alt-photo] [Alt-Photo] Printing Sound
jack at jackbrubaker.com
Sun Aug 27 22:10:07 UTC 2017
there is the old method of producing fake engraved business cards and
letterheads by printing an ink that would puff up when heated while still
On Sun, Aug 27, 2017 at 4:08 PM, rowan Bloemhof via Alt-photo-process-list <
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> I can imagine that a program such as Audacity could be used to generate a
> file containing the raw waveform data(possibly even .csv?) from an audio
> file. Which you could then in term use to instruct a script in Photoshop to
> generate lines spaced depending on the frequency needed to be output.
> Effectively applying a frequency modulation of sorts?
> I am quite sure that it would be do-able, pretty time consuming though. It
> would take a lot of experimenting with the maximum line density you can
> achieve, the speed needed to move your nail( or any other object) across
> the lines. Lots of variables to work out. It would make for a fun and
> interesting adventure for sure!
> Met vriendelijke groet,
> Rowan Bloemhof
> On 27 August 2017 at 21:27, `Richard Knoppow via Alt-photo-process-list <
> alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:
> > I remember toys with a plastic strip that had embossed lines running
> > across them. When pulled across a fingernail it would make some sound,
> > short like a doll saying "Mama". I have no idea how these were made.
> > I also remember reading about a method of placing embossed grooves on
> > the street so it would "speak" when driven over, safety message or maybe
> > short advertising. A google search might find both, I have not tried.
> > On 8/27/2017 11:15 AM, Mustafa Umut Sarac via Alt-photo-process-list
> >> Dear Kees,
> >> All analog , all mechanic. At ww2 , there were british miilk bottles
> >> plastic engraving and you rub your finger and play churchill speech. No
> >> moving parts , no electric , no synth , plain rub your finger on
> >> sound. I want to make the same but I cant figure out how to create
> >> specific
> >> engraving for each sound. ?
> >> Best,
> >> Umut
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