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Simone Seagle

Independent Web and Educational Software Developer

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These simple yet fun JavaScript interactives celebrate great art, math, and the plethora of open-access assets that can be found on the internet! If you would like to learn more about my methods and motivations, please read the piece I wrote for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Collections Insights blog, which was also featured on Hyperallergic, Boing Boing, and the German Technology Review.


Movie Trees

Movie Trees
July 3, 2020

Explore movie data using recursively generated fractal trees in this Javascript project

The Mansion of the Plates

The Mansion of the Plates
October 30, 2019

An animation of a Japanese ghost story featuring art by Katsushika Hosukai

Content Roulette!

Content Roulette!
September 24, 2019

Need an idea for a project? Here's a handy game to spark your imagination.

Le Marin

Le Marin
April 11, 2019

Waving animation of a nautical Georges Valmier abstract painting

Chrysanthemums by a Stream

Chrysanthemums by a Stream
March 26, 2019

Gently waving chrysanthemums by a flowing stream- an animated folding screen.

The Selenographic Phases of the Moon

The Selenographic Phases of the Moon
March 12, 2019

Animating a Dutch map of the lunar phases using BabylonJS

Frohe Weihnachten! (Merry Christmas)

Frohe Weihnachten! (Merry Christmas)
December 24, 2018

Celebrating Christmas with an Austrian lithograph

Merry Christmas Oops

Merry Christmas Oops
December 19, 2018

A fortuitous accident created with masks and turned into a fun JavaScript interactive for Christmas

Open Access Roulette

Open Access Roulette
June 12, 2018

Turning Open Access art collections into a game!

Eight of Combustion

Eight of Combustion
March 19, 2018

An animated JavaScript version of a friend's awesome collage created from public domain artwork

Variations (Progressive Motif)

Variations (Progressive Motif)
February 20, 2018

An animated sliding tile "puzzle" based on Variations by Paul Klee from the Met's Open Access collection

Winter Scene in Moonlight

Winter Scene in Moonlight
December 7, 2017

Because I'm yearning for snow, here is an interactive piece of art based on Winter Scene in Moonlight by Henry Ferrar from the Met's Open Access Collection.

Magnolias and Irises

Magnolias and Irises
November 29, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if a stained glass window came to life? This piece by Louis Comfort Tiffany from the Met's Open Access art collection explores that theme.

Angels and Flowers

Angels and Flowers
November 22, 2017

Turning one of my aunt's wonderful watercolor paintings of moonflowers and angels into an interactive Javascript piece

Cat Watching a Spider

Cat Watching a Spider
October 29, 2017

In honor of National Cat Day, a somewhat interactive JavaScript Japanese Cat.

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty
September 27, 2017

A gentle snow falls on a woman in Erte's Sleeping Beauty.

Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies

Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies
September 27, 2017

A gentle meditative animation of water lilies floating under Claude Monet's bridge

Clouds and Water

Clouds and Water
July 31, 2017

An exploration of an Expressionist painting by Arthur Dove from the Met's Open Access Collection. It uses PixiJS for sprite rendering and animation.

The Repast of the Lion

The Repast of the Lion
July 27, 2017

A dreamy jungle landscape painted by Henri Rousseau with sweeping trees and a carnivorous jungle cat. The interaction is JavaScript using the PixiJS framework.

Violett

Violett
July 20, 2017

An interactive homage to the print Violett by Vasily Kandinsky created in JavaScript using PixiJS

The Misty Mountain

The Misty Mountain
July 13, 2017

Javascript interactive using d3.js inspired by the Sandia Mountains one foggy morning in February

Literary Trees

Literary Trees
February 22, 2017

A JavaScipt meditation on a Dr. Seuss Book - Use your mouse or finger to play with gently swaying trees made from the text of books.

The Blob Attractor

The Blob Attractor
February 17, 2017

This javascript interactive began as a happy accident. It uses simple physics and a large number of particles in order to create a fun and meditative experience.

The Portrait Gallery

The Portrait Gallery
February 15, 2017

A riff on a old parlor trick, this JavaScript applet uses art from the Met in order to create some simple creepy fun.

Zero Percent Off

Zero Percent Off
February 9, 2017

A simple, fun Javascript interactive based on a mixed-media collage I created a few years ago.