Rothko toast

(Excuse for not doing the other assignment…yet:

Strange way to explain things but I think the neural pathways in my brain tie themselves into knots each time I try to figure out how variation in the Arduino software works so I’m putting off the stupid pet trick for some doodling.)

The idea:

One day I came across a post from San Francisco Museum of Art (SFMOMA)’s Tumblr on their pastry team’s (yep, they have one) art-inspired treats (check them out). I was inspired by their recreation of a Mark Rothko piece using toast and jam and since I’m all about making art engaging and enjoyable, if not edible, I present to you two slices of ROTHKO TOAST:

Screen Shot 2014-02-23 at 11.18.48 PM

The code (or recipe?):

size(640,360); 
  //(width,height of screen)
background(100,100,200); //periwinkle, I guess

//ROTHKO NO.10 ON WHITE
stroke(110,50,0); //bread crust
  //(Red,Green,Blue) 
fill(230,160,90); //white wheat toast
rect(100,75,210,200,65,65,15,15); 
  //rect(x,y,width,height,top left radius,top right,bottom left,bottom right) 
  //more rounded on top left and right edges

stroke(220,255,205);
fill(220,255,205); //maybe...sour cream and onion cream cheese?
rect(120,90,170,5);
  //(x,y,w,h,radius of all edges - because can you apply condiments neatly?)

stroke(25,45,130,230); 
  //(R,B,G,A for transparency)
fill(25,45,130,230); //blueberry jam
rect(110,100,190,20,5);

stroke(255,205,0);
fill(255,205,0); //BUTTER!
rect(110,125,190,80,5);

stroke(220,255,205);
fill(220,255,205);
rect(110,210,190,60,5);

//ROTHKO NO.14 ON WHOLE WHEAT
stroke(110,50,0); //the crust
fill(170,90,20); //whole wheat toast
rect(350,75,210,200,65,65,15,15); 

stroke(210,30,40);
fill(210,30,40); //strawberry or raspberry jam
rect(360,100,190,100,5);

stroke(25,45,100,230);
fill(25,45,100,230); //blueberry jam
rect(360,205,190,65,5);

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