5 years ago, I started doing timelapse sketching videos with the toolkit vvvv for the training workshops I was giving in different festivals.
I’ve always disliked long video tutorials to learn about the tools because I feel there is much more room for improvement when you only understand the general thinking and structure behind a technique, rather than getting lost in all the details.
For various reasons, I have been using more and more Touchdesigner in the past years.
I thought it would be interesting to redo these 3 sketches with a new tool. I hope this can demystify the realtime development tools for a broader audience. They are pretty much like Photoshop unless it never stops moving on your canvas 😉
If you’re learning how to use TD: What I recommend is that you try and achieve these results on your own first with some hints:
B- circleSOP, SOPtoCHOP, copySOP, renderTOP, cameraCOMP
Then you can have a look at the timelapse to get a glimpse at the patch building logic.
I did another one for a training session I was giving at MUTEK Festival Montreal and @Moment Factory.
Again I suggest you try by yourself first. Here are the hints of what to use:
D- AnimationCOMP, FeedbackTOP, OverTOP
E- ReplicatorCOMP, ContainerCOMP, PanelCHOP, rollover, NoiseTOP (
F- WireframeMAT, MultiPass compositing,