David Janik-Jones
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Still Art PASeq Scripts > Non-Rep Generative > Evolver
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So, let me ask about this ... Still Art PASeq Scripts > Non-Rep Generative and Abstract > EvolverI can't figure out when using this particular script where it's picking up the colours from to…Continue

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David Janik-Jones replied to David Janik-Jones's discussion Still Art PASeq Scripts > Non-Rep Generative > Evolver
"Absolutely lovely, and a perfect explanation, thanks!"
Jun 25, 2017
Synthetik Software replied to David Janik-Jones's discussion Still Art PASeq Scripts > Non-Rep Generative > Evolver
"I modified the Evolver PAseq preset so it generates a color palette from the current canvas, and then uses that for the coloring for the 2 autopaint action steps. So i turned off palette save for those 2 autopaint action steps. The last 2 watershed…"
Jun 23, 2017
Synthetik Software replied to David Janik-Jones's discussion Still Art PASeq Scripts > Non-Rep Generative > Evolver
"OK, lets take a look at the PASeq. The first AutoPaint action step is using the RGB 2nd match Color Palette option for the Color Mode in the Paint Color Source control panel. And a 48 Randomize using Cycle RGB. So, it's choosing the 2nd…"
Jun 23, 2017
David Janik-Jones replied to David Janik-Jones's discussion Still Art PASeq Scripts > Non-Rep Generative > Evolver
"I should have mentioned that I'd prefer that the script picked up the colours off the canvas to use. That way I can block in a bunch of colours on a canvas and use the script to transform solid shapes of colours into a Gerhard Richter type…"
Jun 23, 2017
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Still Art PASeq Scripts > Non-Rep Generative > Evolver

So, let me ask about this ... Still Art PASeq Scripts > Non-Rep Generative and Abstract > EvolverI can't figure out when using this particular script where it's picking up the colours from to generate a final product. It sometimes seems that it does use some of the general base colours in the image. Other times, the background/base image seems to have nothing at all to do with the final colours that start being filled in in the first steps.I've tried using my own work as backgrounds,…See More
Jun 23, 2017
David Janik-Jones replied to mark g's discussion Maverick query
"4.06? Yikes, my version is still 4.04. The upgrade is necessary then if I'm installing 10.9 this week?"
Jan 7, 2014
David Janik-Jones commented on Bernard Bunner's photo
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"Nicely done, Bernard. What were you basically using to create this?"
Sep 8, 2012
David Janik-Jones replied to liveart's discussion Silly sketchers in the group Cool Preset Sharing Group
"Thanks guys, will experiment and post some pics.   [Aside: John, just emailed you a crash log.]"
Nov 24, 2011
David Janik-Jones replied to liveart's discussion Silly sketchers in the group Cool Preset Sharing Group
"Wow, just wow. The "quickabstracttex" preset is allowing me to do some very very interesting work. Since it doesn't necessarily fill in the entire work, I'm wondering what might be a nice "underpainting" preset do you…"
Nov 24, 2011
David Janik-Jones replied to liveart's discussion Dry Paint--- in the group Cool Preset Sharing Group
"Great looking preset! Thanks for sharing."
Nov 24, 2011
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Nov 7, 2011
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Quick experiment with Studio Artist 4.0 after a many years absence from the SA scene. Thanks for the respark, Candice.
Nov 5, 2011
David Janik-Jones commented on Lisa Gimber's photo
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"Very nice. Bold and bright."
Nov 5, 2011
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David Janik-Jones replied to liveart's discussion a vectorizer preset in the group Cool Preset Sharing Group
"That's lovely work by Michal. I'll try out the vectorizer on a few images and post some results, thanks!"
Nov 5, 2011

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What version of Studio Artist do you own?
1, 1.5, 2, 4
How do you use Studio Artist?
To create original digital artwork and explore, play and learn. To also teach my children about creating for the simple joy of it.
About Me:
Digital and natural media fine artist. Father, husband, designer of twenty-plus years, typographer, board gamer, environmentalist, book and cat lover.
Website:
http://www.artspin.com

Hi

It's been a long time since I've created with Studio Artist.

I remember, working in San Francisco when my teenager was barely two, and visiting John and Candice in their offices. Being dazzled by SA — one of those few programs that simply captures your imagination. Immediately buying v1.0 through v2.0. Creating some great works, one of which was auctioned off in a SFO art auction, through simply play. SA was always, to me, about creating through experimenting and play. Childlike fun, but never childish (apologies to Twombly).

I'm looking forward to jumping back into the SA community, reacquainting myself with other "old" SA users, and generally contributing where I can.

Isn't SA fun? And isn't that the point of creating?

Good to be back.

P.S. I'll be updating my site(s) soon and posting some new work I'm creating with SA. Constructive comments and criticism always welcomed. I learn through failure and play.

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Synthetik Software replied to John Dilworth's discussion Complete SA V5 Preset Samples are Now Available in the group Studio Artist Preset Samples Group
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Complete SA V5 Preset Samples are Now Available

I am pleased to announce that a complete set of preset samples for V5 of Studio Artist is now available here:https://app.box.com/s/ro2sv5aph45yo49bzbz75q6rym8pu7l6  Samples of all of the over 12,000 non-MSG V5 presets are included. Total size for a download of all of them is around 6 Gb, but any can be viewed online if preferred, or downloaded in smaller groups. Each picture filename is the SA preset name, and it was produced…See More
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"Hmm, is it possible that you are testing the Pencil in an app that doesn't yet support it? eg this review: https://appleinsider.com/articles/18/03/27/first-look-apples-new-97-inch-ipad-with-apple-pencil-support mentions iWork as one that's…"
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"Has any one of you guys noticed that it'd work smoothly on all iPad models except the iPad Pro 9.7? I did test the Apple Pencil on several iPads, and it messed up only on the 9.7 inch model. Do you have this problem or does this only…"
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"Thanks for the info on the upcoming exhibit. Are you still doing the daily Studio Artist portraits?"
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Synthetik Software replied to smm samm's discussion do know SA can not render some Ligatures?
"Ok. Confirms what i was thinking. I'll have to dive into the framework code for textedit controls and see how they handle it. Thanks for pointing this out."
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