A painting robot – level 3

01-05-2024 15:00

FRIDA the robot is a robotic arm with a brush taped to it, and it uses AI to collaborate with humans on works of art.

The robot can make mistakes and it works with artistic imprecision. It uses AI models similar to those that power tools like open AI chat. An operator specifies a concept for a painting, and the robot uses machine learning to create a simulation and develop a plan. It displays a color palette on a computer screen for a human to mix. Once FRIDA starts, it uses an overhead camera to take an image of the painting and check its progress. If it makes a mistake, it incorporates the misplaced splotch into the painting, just like an artist would.

FRIDA stands for Framework and Robotics Initiative for Developing Arts. It explores the intersection of human and robot creativity, and the way it plans and works is imprecise.

Difficult words: incorporate (to include), splotch (a mark or spot that doesn’t have a regular shape), intersection (a point at which two or more things cross or join).

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What is the purpose of FRIDA and how does it use AI to collaborate with humans on works of art?


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