Light painting with Processing

I have always liked light panting and light graffiti. But there are things that I don’t like about it, it takes along time, its process incentive, you can do it live. After searching around the internet I found this video

Visual Performance – Lichtfaktor vs Optix from Jens Heinen on Vimeo Live light painting!

The application does not look that difficult to build either. A frame buffer with blending between each frame and a few other special effects. I have been looking for a reason to try out Processing.org and with Super happy hacker house 10 (SHHH10) Binary beers night it gave me the perfect opportunity to build it.

After about 2 hours with never touching processing before I end up with this;

Not exactly what I was looking for but interesting. You can download the source code here.
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Its a work in progress.