Microsoft today launched a Web site, The Art of Touch, that lets Netizens create their own digital paintings.
On the site, which uses HTML5, users can select three different width paint brushes as well as six effects that alter each "brush stroke" with mouse movements. The palette of pastel colors are pre-selected, generated as would-be artists move their mice at different speeds. So when users slide their mouse slowly, for example, they can create a ribbon of red surrounded by starbursts of blue and yellow.
For Microsoft, the idea is to generate interest in its "Touch" … Read more