I have only got a couple of drones and none of them are capable of this sort of control. However it would be great if we could see something like this here in the UK as this was put on by the EFYI Group of China, supported by Tianjin University, using 600 Agile Bee II drones. The event took place in December at a temperature of -8° Celsius so perhaps we could do with coming up at a warmer setting. I was informed about this in the Audio Visual magazine. According to them the show involved 600 drones and it lasted 26 minutes and 19 seconds depicting the life of Vincent Van Gogh. Apparently it has achieved a Guinness World Record for the longest animation performed by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Many of the Dutch post-impressionist painter’s most famous artworks made an appearance in the skies including pictures of sunflowers, a starry night with a crescent moon, a Mulberry tree in autumn, and a self-portrait in a straw hat. Van Gogh’s style of painting also left its imprint on the drone art, which incorporated bold, dramatic brush strokes to express emotion and add a feeling of movement, broken, swirling lines to suggest the movement of the wind through the sky and short, circular lines around the stars and moon to create a twinkling effect. The show also referenced the painter’s experience of mental illness later in his life.