/* * jQuery Nivo Slider v2.5 * http://nivo.dev7studios.com * * Copyright 2011, Gilbert Pellegrom * Free to use and abuse under the MIT license. * http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php * * March 2010 */ (function($) { var NivoSlider = function(element, options){ //Defaults are below var settings = $.extend({}, $.fn.nivoSlider.defaults, options); //Useful variables. Play carefully. var vars = { currentSlide: 0, currentImage: '', totalSlides: 0, randAnim: '', running: false, paused: false, stop: false }; //Get this slider var slider = $(element); slider.data('nivo:vars', vars); slider.css('position','relative'); slider.addClass('nivoSlider'); //Find our slider children var kids = slider.children(); kids.each(function() { var child = $(this); var link = ''; if(!child.is('img')){ if(child.is('a')){ child.addClass('nivo-imageLink'); link = child; } child = child.find('img:first'); } //Get img width & height var childWidth = child.width(); if(childWidth == 0) childWidth = child.attr('width'); var childHeight = child.height(); if(childHeight == 0) childHeight = child.attr('height'); //Resize the slider if(childWidth > slider.width()){ slider.width(childWidth); } if(childHeight > slider.height()){ slider.height(childHeight); } if(link != ''){ link.css('display','none'); } child.css('display','none'); vars.totalSlides++; }); //Set startSlide if(settings.startSlide > 0){ if(settings.startSlide >= vars.totalSlides) settings.startSlide = vars.totalSlides - 1; vars.currentSlide = settings.startSlide; } //Get initial image if($(kids[vars.currentSlide]).is('img')){ vars.currentImage = $(kids[vars.currentSlide]); } else { vars.currentImage = $(kids[vars.currentSlide]).find('img:first'); } //Show initial link if($(kids[vars.currentSlide]).is('a')){ $(kids[vars.currentSlide]).css('display','block'); } //Set first background slider.css('background','url("'+ vars.currentImage.attr('src') +'") no-repeat'); //Create caption slider.append( $('

').css({ display:'none', opacity:settings.captionOpacity }) ); // Process caption function var processCaption = function(settings){ var nivoCaption = $('.nivo-caption', slider); if(vars.currentImage.attr('title') != ''){ var title = vars.currentImage.attr('title'); // if(title.substr(0,1) == '#') title = $(title).html(); if(nivoCaption.css('display') == 'block'){ nivoCaption.find('p').fadeOut(settings.animSpeed, function(){ $(this).html(title); $(this).fadeIn(settings.animSpeed); }); } else { nivoCaption.find('p').html(title); } nivoCaption.fadeIn(settings.animSpeed); } else { nivoCaption.fadeOut(settings.animSpeed); } } //Process initial caption processCaption(settings); //In the words of Super Mario "let's a go!" var timer = 0; if(!settings.manualAdvance && kids.length > 1){ timer = setInterval(function(){ nivoRun(slider, kids, settings, false); }, settings.pauseTime); } //Add Direction nav if(settings.directionNav){ slider.append('
'+ settings.prevText +''+ settings.nextText +'
'); //Hide Direction nav if(settings.directionNavHide){ $('.nivo-directionNav', slider).hide(); slider.hover(function(){ $('.nivo-directionNav', slider).show(); }, function(){ $('.nivo-directionNav', slider).hide(); }); } $('a.nivo-prevNav', slider).live('click', function(){ if(vars.running) return false; clearInterval(timer); timer = ''; vars.currentSlide -= 2; nivoRun(slider, kids, settings, 'prev'); }); $('a.nivo-nextNav', slider).live('click', function(){ if(vars.running) return false; clearInterval(timer); timer = ''; nivoRun(slider, kids, settings, 'next'); }); } //Add Control nav if(settings.controlNav){ var nivoControl = $('
'); slider.append(nivoControl); for(var i = 0; i < kids.length; i++){ if(settings.controlNavThumbs){ var child = kids.eq(i); if(!child.is('img')){ child = child.find('img:first'); } if (settings.controlNavThumbsFromRel) { nivoControl.append(''); } else { nivoControl.append(''); } } else { nivoControl.append(''+ (i + 1) +''); } } //Set initial active link $('.nivo-controlNav a:eq('+ vars.currentSlide +')', slider).addClass('active'); $('.nivo-controlNav a', slider).live('click', function(){ if(vars.running) return false; if($(this).hasClass('active')) return false; clearInterval(timer); timer = ''; slider.css('background','url("'+ vars.currentImage.attr('src') +'") no-repeat'); vars.currentSlide = $(this).attr('rel') - 1; nivoRun(slider, kids, settings, 'control'); }); } //Keyboard Navigation if(settings.keyboardNav){ $(window).keypress(function(event){ //Left if(event.keyCode == '37'){ if(vars.running) return false; clearInterval(timer); timer = ''; vars.currentSlide-=2; nivoRun(slider, kids, settings, 'prev'); } //Right if(event.keyCode == '39'){ if(vars.running) return false; clearInterval(timer); timer = ''; nivoRun(slider, kids, settings, 'next'); } }); } //For pauseOnHover setting if(settings.pauseOnHover){ slider.hover(function(){ vars.paused = true; clearInterval(timer); timer = ''; }, function(){ vars.paused = false; //Restart the timer if(timer == '' && !settings.manualAdvance){ timer = setInterval(function(){ nivoRun(slider, kids, settings, false); }, settings.pauseTime); } }); } //Event when Animation finishes slider.bind('nivo:animFinished', function(){ vars.running = false; //Hide child links $(kids).each(function(){ if($(this).is('a')){ $(this).css('display','none'); } }); //Show current link if($(kids[vars.currentSlide]).is('a')){ $(kids[vars.currentSlide]).css('display','block'); } //Restart the timer if(timer == '' && !vars.paused && !settings.manualAdvance){ timer = setInterval(function(){ nivoRun(slider, kids, settings, false); }, settings.pauseTime); } //Trigger the afterChange callback settings.afterChange.call(this); }); // Add slices for slice animations var createSlices = function(slider, settings, vars){ for(var i = 0; i < settings.slices; i++){ var sliceWidth = Math.round(slider.width()/settings.slices); if(i == settings.slices-1){ slider.append( $('
').css({ left:(sliceWidth*i)+'px', width:(slider.width()-(sliceWidth*i))+'px', height:'0px', opacity:'0', background: 'url("'+ vars.currentImage.attr('src') +'") no-repeat -'+ ((sliceWidth + (i * sliceWidth)) - sliceWidth) +'px 0%' }) ); } else { slider.append( $('
').css({ left:(sliceWidth*i)+'px', width:sliceWidth+'px', height:'0px', opacity:'0', background: 'url("'+ vars.currentImage.attr('src') +'") no-repeat -'+ ((sliceWidth + (i * sliceWidth)) - sliceWidth) +'px 0%' }) ); } } } // Add boxes for box animations var createBoxes = function(slider, settings, vars){ var boxWidth = Math.round(slider.width()/settings.boxCols); var boxHeight = Math.round(slider.height()/settings.boxRows); for(var rows = 0; rows < settings.boxRows; rows++){ for(var cols = 0; cols < settings.boxCols; cols++){ if(cols == settings.boxCols-1){ slider.append( $('
').css({ opacity:0, left:(boxWidth*cols)+'px', top:(boxHeight*rows)+'px', width:(slider.width()-(boxWidth*cols))+'px', height:boxHeight+'px', background: 'url("'+ vars.currentImage.attr('src') +'") no-repeat -'+ ((boxWidth + (cols * boxWidth)) - boxWidth) +'px -'+ ((boxHeight + (rows * boxHeight)) - boxHeight) +'px' }) ); } else { slider.append( $('
').css({ opacity:0, left:(boxWidth*cols)+'px', top:(boxHeight*rows)+'px', width:boxWidth+'px', height:boxHeight+'px', background: 'url("'+ vars.currentImage.attr('src') +'") no-repeat -'+ ((boxWidth + (cols * boxWidth)) - boxWidth) +'px -'+ ((boxHeight + (rows * boxHeight)) - boxHeight) +'px' }) ); } } } } // Private run method var nivoRun = function(slider, kids, settings, nudge){ //Get our vars var vars = slider.data('nivo:vars'); //Trigger the lastSlide callback if(vars && (vars.currentSlide == vars.totalSlides - 1)){ settings.lastSlide.call(this); } // Stop if((!vars || vars.stop) && !nudge) return false; //Trigger the beforeChange callback settings.beforeChange.call(this); //Set current background before change if(!nudge){ slider.css('background','url("'+ vars.currentImage.attr('src') +'") no-repeat'); } else { if(nudge == 'prev'){ slider.css('background','url("'+ vars.currentImage.attr('src') +'") no-repeat'); } if(nudge == 'next'){ slider.css('background','url("'+ vars.currentImage.attr('src') +'") no-repeat'); } } vars.currentSlide++; //Trigger the slideshowEnd callback if(vars.currentSlide == vars.totalSlides){ vars.currentSlide = 0; settings.slideshowEnd.call(this); } if(vars.currentSlide < 0) vars.currentSlide = (vars.totalSlides - 1); //Set vars.currentImage if($(kids[vars.currentSlide]).is('img')){ vars.currentImage = $(kids[vars.currentSlide]); } else { vars.currentImage = $(kids[vars.currentSlide]).find('img:first'); } //Set active links if(settings.controlNav){ $('.nivo-controlNav a', slider).removeClass('active'); $('.nivo-controlNav a:eq('+ vars.currentSlide +')', slider).addClass('active'); } //Process caption processCaption(settings); // Remove any slices from last transition $('.nivo-slice', slider).remove(); // Remove any boxes from last transition $('.nivo-box', slider).remove(); if(settings.effect == 'random'){ var anims = new Array('sliceDownRight','sliceDownLeft','sliceUpRight','sliceUpLeft','sliceUpDown','sliceUpDownLeft','fold','fade','boxRandom','boxRain','boxRainReverse'); vars.randAnim = anims[Math.floor(Math.random()*(anims.length + 1))]; if(vars.randAnim == undefined) vars.randAnim = 'fade'; } //Run random effect from specified set (eg: effect:'fold,fade') if(settings.effect.indexOf(',') != -1){ var anims = settings.effect.split(','); vars.randAnim = anims[Math.floor(Math.random()*(anims.length))]; if(vars.randAnim == undefined) vars.randAnim = 'fade'; } //Run effects vars.running = true; if(settings.effect == 'sliceDown' || settings.effect == 'sliceDownRight' || vars.randAnim == 'sliceDownRight' || settings.effect == 'sliceDownLeft' || vars.randAnim == 'sliceDownLeft'){ createSlices(slider, settings, vars); var timeBuff = 0; var i = 0; var slices = $('.nivo-slice', slider); if(settings.effect == 'sliceDownLeft' || vars.randAnim == 'sliceDownLeft') slices = $('.nivo-slice', slider)._reverse(); slices.each(function(){ var slice = $(this); slice.css({ 'top': '0px' }); if(i == settings.slices-1){ setTimeout(function(){ slice.animate({ height:'100%', opacity:'1.0' }, settings.animSpeed, '', function(){ slider.trigger('nivo:animFinished'); }); }, (100 + timeBuff)); } else { setTimeout(function(){ slice.animate({ height:'100%', opacity:'1.0' }, settings.animSpeed); }, (100 + timeBuff)); } timeBuff += 50; i++; }); } else if(settings.effect == 'sliceUp' || settings.effect == 'sliceUpRight' || vars.randAnim == 'sliceUpRight' || settings.effect == 'sliceUpLeft' || vars.randAnim == 'sliceUpLeft'){ createSlices(slider, settings, vars); var timeBuff = 0; var i = 0; var slices = $('.nivo-slice', slider); if(settings.effect == 'sliceUpLeft' || vars.randAnim == 'sliceUpLeft') slices = $('.nivo-slice', slider)._reverse(); slices.each(function(){ var slice = $(this); slice.css({ 'bottom': '0px' }); if(i == settings.slices-1){ setTimeout(function(){ slice.animate({ height:'100%', opacity:'1.0' }, settings.animSpeed, '', function(){ slider.trigger('nivo:animFinished'); }); }, (100 + timeBuff)); } else { setTimeout(function(){ slice.animate({ height:'100%', opacity:'1.0' }, settings.animSpeed); }, (100 + timeBuff)); } timeBuff += 50; i++; }); } else if(settings.effect == 'sliceUpDown' || settings.effect == 'sliceUpDownRight' || vars.randAnim == 'sliceUpDown' || settings.effect == 'sliceUpDownLeft' || vars.randAnim == 'sliceUpDownLeft'){ createSlices(slider, settings, vars); var timeBuff = 0; var i = 0; var v = 0; var slices = $('.nivo-slice', slider); if(settings.effect == 'sliceUpDownLeft' || vars.randAnim == 'sliceUpDownLeft') slices = $('.nivo-slice', slider)._reverse(); slices.each(function(){ var slice = $(this); if(i == 0){ slice.css('top','0px'); i++; } else { slice.css('bottom','0px'); i = 0; } if(v == settings.slices-1){ setTimeout(function(){ slice.animate({ height:'100%', opacity:'1.0' }, settings.animSpeed, '', function(){ slider.trigger('nivo:animFinished'); }); }, (100 + timeBuff)); } else { setTimeout(function(){ slice.animate({ height:'100%', opacity:'1.0' }, settings.animSpeed); }, (100 + timeBuff)); } timeBuff += 50; v++; }); } else if(settings.effect == 'fold' || vars.randAnim == 'fold'){ createSlices(slider, settings, vars); var timeBuff = 0; var i = 0; $('.nivo-slice', slider).each(function(){ var slice = $(this); var origWidth = slice.width(); slice.css({ top:'0px', height:'100%', width:'0px' }); if(i == settings.slices-1){ setTimeout(function(){ slice.animate({ width:origWidth, opacity:'1.0' }, settings.animSpeed, '', function(){ slider.trigger('nivo:animFinished'); }); }, (100 + timeBuff)); } else { setTimeout(function(){ slice.animate({ width:origWidth, opacity:'1.0' }, settings.animSpeed); }, (100 + timeBuff)); } timeBuff += 50; i++; }); } else if(settings.effect == 'fade' || vars.randAnim == 'fade'){ createSlices(slider, settings, vars); var firstSlice = $('.nivo-slice:first', slider); firstSlice.css({ 'height': '100%', 'width': slider.width() + 'px' }); firstSlice.animate({ opacity:'1.0' }, (settings.animSpeed*2), '', function(){ slider.trigger('nivo:animFinished'); }); } else if(settings.effect == 'slideInRight' || vars.randAnim == 'slideInRight'){ createSlices(slider, settings, vars); var firstSlice = $('.nivo-slice:first', slider); firstSlice.css({ 'height': '100%', 'width': '0px', 'opacity': '1' }); firstSlice.animate({ width: slider.width() + 'px' }, (settings.animSpeed*2), '', function(){ slider.trigger('nivo:animFinished'); }); } else if(settings.effect == 'slideInLeft' || vars.randAnim == 'slideInLeft'){ createSlices(slider, settings, vars); var firstSlice = $('.nivo-slice:first', slider); firstSlice.css({ 'height': '100%', 'width': '0px', 'opacity': '1', 'left': '', 'right': '0px' }); firstSlice.animate({ width: slider.width() + 'px' }, (settings.animSpeed*2), '', function(){ // Reset positioning firstSlice.css({ 'left': '0px', 'right': '' }); slider.trigger('nivo:animFinished'); }); } else if(settings.effect == 'boxRandom' || vars.randAnim == 'boxRandom'){ createBoxes(slider, settings, vars); var totalBoxes = settings.boxCols * settings.boxRows; var i = 0; var timeBuff = 0; var boxes = shuffle($('.nivo-box', slider)); boxes.each(function(){ var box = $(this); if(i == totalBoxes-1){ setTimeout(function(){ box.animate({ opacity:'1' }, settings.animSpeed, '', function(){ slider.trigger('nivo:animFinished'); }); }, (100 + timeBuff)); } else { setTimeout(function(){ box.animate({ opacity:'1' }, settings.animSpeed); }, (100 + timeBuff)); } timeBuff += 20; i++; }); } else if(settings.effect == 'boxRain' || vars.randAnim == 'boxRain' || settings.effect == 'boxRainReverse' || vars.randAnim == 'boxRainReverse'){ createBoxes(slider, settings, vars); var totalBoxes = settings.boxCols * settings.boxRows; var i = 0; var timeBuff = 0; // Split boxes into 2D array var rowIndex = 0; var colIndex = 0; var box2Darr = new Array(); box2Darr[rowIndex] = new Array(); var boxes = $('.nivo-box', slider); if(settings.effect == 'boxRainReverse' || vars.randAnim == 'boxRainReverse'){ boxes = $('.nivo-box', slider)._reverse(); } boxes.each(function(){ box2Darr[rowIndex][colIndex] = $(this); colIndex++; if(colIndex == settings.boxCols){ rowIndex++; colIndex = 0; box2Darr[rowIndex] = new Array(); } }); // Run animation for(var cols = 0; cols < (settings.boxCols * 2); cols++){ var prevCol = cols; for(var rows = 0; rows < settings.boxRows; rows++){ if(prevCol >= 0 && prevCol < settings.boxCols){ /* Due to some weird JS bug with loop vars being used in setTimeout, this is wrapped with an anonymous function call */ (function(row, col, time, i, totalBoxes) { var box = $(box2Darr[row][col]); if(i == totalBoxes-1){ setTimeout(function(){ box.animate({ opacity:'1' }, settings.animSpeed/1.3, '', function(){ slider.trigger('nivo:animFinished'); }); }, (100 + time)); } else { setTimeout(function(){ box.animate({ opacity:'1' }, settings.animSpeed/1.3); }, (100 + time)); } })(rows, prevCol, timeBuff, i, totalBoxes); i++; } prevCol--; } timeBuff += 100; } } } // Shuffle an array var shuffle = function(arr){ for(var j, x, i = arr.length; i; j = parseInt(Math.random() * i), x = arr[--i], arr[i] = arr[j], arr[j] = x); return arr; } // For debugging var trace = function(msg){ if (this.console && typeof console.log != "undefined") console.log(msg); } // Start / Stop this.stop = function(){ if(!$(element).data('nivo:vars').stop){ $(element).data('nivo:vars').stop = true; trace('Stop Slider'); } } this.start = function(){ if($(element).data('nivo:vars').stop){ $(element).data('nivo:vars').stop = false; trace('Start Slider'); } } //Trigger the afterLoad callback settings.afterLoad.call(this); return this; }; $.fn.nivoSlider = function(options) { return this.each(function(key, value){ var element = $(this); // Return early if this element already has a plugin instance if (element.data('nivoslider')) return element.data('nivoslider'); // Pass options to plugin constructor var nivoslider = new NivoSlider(this, options); // Store plugin object in this element's data element.data('nivoslider', nivoslider); }); }; //Default settings $.fn.nivoSlider.defaults = { effect: 'random', slices: 15, boxCols: 8, boxRows: 4, animSpeed: 500, pauseTime: 30000, startSlide: 0, directionNav: true, directionNavHide: true, controlNav: true, controlNavThumbs: false, controlNavThumbsFromRel: false, controlNavThumbsSearch: '.jpg', controlNavThumbsReplace: '_thumb.jpg', keyboardNav: true, pauseOnHover: true, manualAdvance: false, captionOpacity: 0.8, prevText: 'Prev', nextText: 'Next', beforeChange: function(){}, afterChange: function(){}, slideshowEnd: function(){}, lastSlide: function(){}, afterLoad: function(){} }; $.fn._reverse = [].reverse; })(jQuery);

Alvin Richard

Canadian artist Alvin Richard, who lives in New Brunswick, works in acrylic on board when painting his crisp, light-filled still life compositions.

Richard balances his precise draftsmanship with a sensitivity to the softness of edges and a nuanced feeling for the play of light, particularly through glass. This is especially evident in his portrayals of canning jars, with their ridged grooves and raised logos, as well as more decorative glass, both crystal and art glass vessels.

He will often juxtapose his glass containers against the covers of books, particularly art books, with the sheen of their coated covers a muted contrast to the more highly reflective passages on the glass surfaces. He will also often fill his glass containers with objects, both amusing and challenging in their own surface characteristics.

I get the impression he is always looking to challenge himself with interesting combinations and subjects that can be difficult to render, even taking on the portrayal of stamps, labels and book pages.

Courtesy Lines and Colors

If you don’t live near one of the galleries listed, you canĀ click here to view paintings available for purchase.