On 11th of November The Independent, a British online newspaper, announced that at the Royal Academy of Arts artist will be able to paint what they want using the HTC Vive Virtual reality helmet in 2017. This creative project, called Virtually Real, includes Tilt Brush, which is a painting app of Google. Within the project the visitors will have a lucky chance to admire with the creations in virtual and physical form.
HTC Vive VR helmet has room-scaling capacities and a vision of 360-degree, so allowing to the artist with to walk around a mentioned space and create their work with their headsets. Jessy Jetpacks, Adham Faramawy and Elliot Dodd, the students of the Royal Academy School, are using the HTC Vive helmet and system for their artworks.
During the exposition, which will take place at the Royal Academy of Arts, the visitors will be able to put on an HTC helmet and watch the works of art appear around them. They will also be able to use the apps of Google and the hand controllers of Vive helmet and create their own artworks.
The head of Material Processes in the Royal Academy Schools and the senior fellow of the Royal College of Art Mark Hampson mentioned that for the RA schools the high-tech development of art production is the principal thing.
The lovers of 3D painted artwork need to wait a little as the exposition will take place between January 11 and 17 of 2017.