When I was very young, my family got our first computer at home, a TRS-80 Color Computer. It came with a beautifully illustrated introduction to the BASIC programming language. The artist is uncredited, and I haven't ever been able to find out who it was. The pictures are fun, relatable, and very much "of the time". When I began a vintage computer tarot deck project, this image sprung to life almost fully fleshed out. I didn't have the original book with me at the time, and had to create from memory, which was emblazoned on my brain. I love this piece, and I hope you do, too.
Artist & Illustrator. Vfx veteran. Computing historian. Gamer. Tron enthusiast.
Wears a human suit.
I am driven by a desire to bridge technology and art (and humor). The home computer revolution of the mid-70s was a formative period in my life, and is a source of nostalgia, wonder, and creative inspiration. In our contemporary technology, we take for granted the shoulders of all the giants on which we stand, and the shoulders that they themselves are supported by. We are surrounded by incredible machines, but where did it all begin? What was the first ...
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.