I'm a hawaii based artist who crafts tiki mugs, hand pressed tiles, and assorted curiosities in my home studio. You can see my work here:
I enjoy pushing the boundaries of what is expected from a ceramic tiki mug, and have been working on a few larger pieces that are designed to take advantage of an arduino. I am very comfortable soldering and assembling electronics - but my coding skills are at the beginner level. I'm looking for a creative thinker to help me with the coding for a few projects I am currently building - and in exchange I can provide pendants, had-pressed tiles, or possibly a mug (depending on the scope of the coding involved).
What type of coding am I looking for? 3 project setups involving a series of flickering LEDs. One is driven by a PIR Motion Sensor, one is driven by a pulse sensor from pulsesensor.com, and one is driven by a PING ultrasonic distance sensor.
For the PIR sensor project, I'd like to wire up this large wall hanging piece I'm working on. A small tiki mug rests in the upper most chamber. User places his/her hand in the mouth of the wall hanging, triggering (via the PIR) a set of candle flicker LEDs in the eyes and mouth, and an ominous pulsing set of blue LEDs in the top mug chamber. I have some arduino sketches for candle flicker that work great - I just don't know how to string them together and have them driven by the motion sensor.
I have all the hardware on my end and can assemble everything - I just need help stringing together the code. If you are interested, I'd be happy to provide more details on the projects and lighting setups.
Thank you so much! Henrik "VanTiki"