Moiré patterns – rainbow sphere

Experimenting with moiré patterns, light and color in processing. Based on code from OpenProcessing. Full code here and below.

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I’m a VJ now

Over the past few weeks I have been working on my first ‘patch’ – an interface for controlling an audio-visual performance. Here is a still-shot of something made by the patch:

A patch runs in program called Max – also known as Max/MSP/Jitter. It is my first use of a new tool to link sight and sound, as I have done with p5, processing, and animation in the past.

UPDATE: I performed using this patcher

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(Welcome to) Planet Music

Before landing on Planet Music, a spaceman traveled a great distance in response to the musical phenomenon. Along the way he met and grooved with super-saiyan by the name of Will Hallet.

Copyright to Swedish House Mafia and Virgin / EMI for the song Greyhound.

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Sailing through Christmas

My first project using Unity – a 3-D game engine.

I created a character using Adobe Fuse (incredibly buggy, sidelined software at the moment), and found animations for it in Mixamo. These characters can then be uploaded to Unity.

As you can see, the character is pretty good, but not perfect –  our characters poor feet pay the price.

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A/V Video Project: Final Video

As the last digital film scraps are swept away from the metaphorical cutting room floor, I am happy to announce the completion of the following instructional video on how to laser cut an acrylic box. Enjoy!

ITP: Laser Cut Box Instructable from Jim on Vimeo.

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A/V Video Project: Editing for Rough Cuts

This week, the A/V squad took our raw footage and transformed them into rough cuts of our final video. This was my first experience with Adobe products including Premiere and Photoshop.

We are recording voice-over material and the final video is on the way; check in next week for it.

A combination of edited video, screen overlays, and voiceover audio to make a finished rough cut

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A/V Video Project: Capturing Video with a DSLR

Utilizing our storyboarding from last week, our A/V team collected the raw footage we will use to make our informational video on how to make an Acrylic box.

This was a two-pronged learning experience, doing fabrication for the first time and also using this fancy camera.

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A/V Video Project: Storyboarding

Meet my partners in crime: Jim & Yeon Hee; we will be working together on a video project for the next few weeks.

Our goal is to create a video on how to make an Acrylic Box – one of these:

We performed the storyboarding process this week and this and agreed upon the structure. The current storyboarding is as follows:

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