Drawing Machine, Part I

For my final project, I’ve decided to continue with the idea of a drawing machine, but with a slightly different…

Animation is Hard

The key takeaway from this week’s assignment: stop-motion animation is hard. 

Orbital Sketch with Grid Filter

Iterating on the previous Orbiting Bodies sketches I had made, I tried to see if there was a more interesting way to display the movement of the particles. What I ended up with, was a grid of circles that respond to the proximity to the particles. 

Beginnings of a Portrait of an Artist

Our next assignment is to craft a video piece that will serve as a portrait of an artist. Our group has a few different ideas on who we want to focus on, so we are purposely keeping our process open-ended.

Mystify Version 2.5

While trying to get the bounce feature to work properly in the mystify sketch I was writing, I realized while working on the orbiting sketch that I could use sine waves as an alternative to having boolean switches that ticked on and off when the x or y coordinates increased past the canvas boundaries. What resulted is a more fluid dynamic that pretty mesmerizing. I also added the function of adding points when left-clicking and removing points when right-clicking.