Category Archives: Art

How Cirque du Soleil pulled off an act using multiple drones on stage every night

Cirque du Soleil is no stranger to mind-boggling acts. But getting 8 drones to fly in sync with each other in a routine every night on stage on Broadway? That’s a feat.

The Broadway incarnation of Cirque du Soleil called “Paramour” included drones disguised as lampshades, dancing around the stage.

The drones, which performed in more than 398 live performances with more than 7,000 autonomous take-offs, flights and landings, were built by Swiss-based company Verity Studios.

Cirque du Soleil paramour drones verityI spoke with Verity Studios’s Christian Hugo Hoffmann, who is an AI and robotics enthusiast with a background and PhD in Economics and Strategy, currently responsible for strategy and finance at Verity Studios AG, to find out how they did it:

Drone Girl: This is incredible! How did you even get linked up with Cirque to begin with? Continue reading How Cirque du Soleil pulled off an act using multiple drones on stage every night

Drone Girl Art Series: We Can Fly It

Welcome to the third installment of my Drone Girl Art Series!

See Part 1: “I Fly Like A Girl” here.

See Part 2: “Fly Me To The Moon” here.

These were created by my friend and artist Carli Krueger (who also designed my original logo) to provide some free wallpapers, including desktop backgrounds and smartphone lock screens.

Click on each thumbnail at the bottom of this post to download the appropriate size background for your screen.we can fly it drone girlThis next one is inspired by Rosie The Riveter. We Can Do It — and of course, We Can Fly it! Enjoy! Continue reading Drone Girl Art Series: We Can Fly It

Drone Girl Art Series: Fly Me To The Moon

Welcome to the second in my Drone Girl Art Series!

See Part 1: I Fly Like A Girl here.

These were created by my friend and artist Carli Krueger (who also designed my original logo) to provide some free wallpapers, including desktop backgrounds and smartphone lock screens.

Click on each thumbnail at the bottom of this post to download the appropriate size background for your screen.Drone Girl Fly Me To The Moon

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Drone Girl Art Series: I Fly Like A Girl

Hey there!

As a thank you to all of my wonderful fans out there, I’ve teamed up with one of my favorite artists, Carli Krueger (who also designed my original logo) to provide some free wallpapers, including desktop backgrounds and smartphone lock screens.

Every day this week, we’re going to release a new piece of artwork — for a total of five pieces of art celebrating drones!

Click on each thumbnail at the bottom of this post to download the appropriate size background for you.

I Fly Like A Girl smartphone
I Fly Like A girl

Continue reading Drone Girl Art Series: I Fly Like A Girl