Tommy Parker
Dynamic Wallpaper

Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
21wallpaper asked me to make a set of wallpapers with the theme being very open. I wanted to experiment with the idea of doing a dynamic wallpaper for macOS, a wallpaper that changes with the position of the sun, as it was relatively new at the time and I hadn't seen an illustrated one that had already been done.

How was the illustration used:
Desktop wallpaper

How did you make this work:
The technical side involved a lot of trial and error as I had to find the correct altitude and azimuth data of the sun for the image so it would match the conditions in real time. Luckily there was a script to get me started made by Marcin Czachurski but was aimed at users with photos in set locations.

Commissioner Name :
Krists Dārziņš
Commissioner Company :
Design Studio Frisch
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Tommy Parker is an illustrator based in Exeter. He spends most of his time drawing bits and bobs for clients such as The Guardian, Virgin Atlantic, Mr Porter, The Wall Street Journal and Wired.