Synthetik Software's Blog – October 2008 Archive (2)

Limits to Growth



I saw some generative art work recently that was designed to show off the concept of the limits to growth. And I quickly realized that it would be pretty easy to create these kinds of pieces in the Studio Artist paint synthesizer. An example of what i mean is shown above. This was created using a 5 step PASeq. The first step sets the canvas to white. This is followed by 4 paint action steps. The first draws a single random line. The final 3 paint action steps draw circles with… Continue

Added by Synthetik Software on October 10, 2008 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

The Future of Science is Art


Wanted to pass on this link to an interesting article that talks about science getting inspiration from art. The sidebar discussions will also be of particular interest to forum users since they talk about various painting styles and the neuroscience behind the particular paint effect.

Added by Synthetik Software on October 1, 2008 at 11:03am — 1 Comment

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Jean Detheux posted a video

21. Var 20 from Jean Detheux on Vimeo.

21. Var 20

21 Variation 20 This is the 21st part of the Goldberg Variations, a music - images dialogue in 32 movements between Elisabetta Guglielmin (harpsichord) and Jean Detheux (images). At first, the 32 videos will be posted on Vimeo, one at a time (Aria…
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Adrion T. Kelley posted a discussion

Matching colors from Source Image to .png's from Mosaic Image Folder

Attached are:Exported Image = GirlWithClasses_Soda.jpgPaint Synthesizer Preset = Alpha_PNG_TSP_Untouched_Orient_Modulation_6Mosaic Image Folder = Stuff.zipI want to replace certain colors from my GirlWithGlasses.jpg source image with certain .png's from my Mosaic Image Folder:Source Image skin color = Yellow Fanta soda canSource Image hair color = Orange Fanta soda canSource Image clothing color = Purple Fanta soda canSource Image glasses and pupils = = Black Coke soda canSource Image lips =…See More
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rs3d replied to rs3d's discussion AutoPaint Frame Continuity / Fixed Random Seed
"Excellent, thank you for pointing me into the right direction!"
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Synthetik Software replied to rs3d's discussion AutoPaint Frame Continuity / Fixed Random Seed
"Reset Generator is what you were looking for in the Path Start control panel.  It's an editable parameter of it's own, not an option in the Generator. If you turn it on, then a random seed parameter you can set for it becomes…"
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rs3d posted a discussion

AutoPaint Frame Continuity / Fixed Random Seed

What would be necessary to to make AutoPaint strokes look more consistent from frame to frame in an animation? (Or even when re-drawing the same frame for that matter?)A fixed random seed for Auto Paint would help probably. I checked out different types of "Path Start / Generator", but I could not find the right option.The best would be if that random seed can be animated, so it's possible to have more continuous strokes and more flickering ones.A hint would be very much appreciated, thanks a…See More
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"That is a great direction. I like it too."
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