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MSG Scan Generator Path Start Paint Synth tutorial request
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Hi John, I saw your post on the Lorenz attractor MSG path start scan with Dual Mode here:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Synthetik Software on Tuesday.

Face Detection + Granular Source presets and mini-tutorial

Hi, I posted a mini-tutorial (link below) with attached paint presets on my blog, about using the new Face Detection feature in the Paint Synthesizer in conjunction with the Granular Source option in…Continue

Tags: Granular, Source, Synthesizer, Paint, Detect

Started Apr 29

Path interpolation questions
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Hi, I'm getting into studying the things that can be done with paths.  I've read all the posts on the synthetik.com blog site about them.  I'm getting lost in a couple of places. at:…Continue

Tags: synth, paint, interpolation, path, bezier

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thor Johnson Jul 1, 2016.

Biggest size for movie brush?
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Hi John or anyone else who knows... I am making movie brushes, on my PC version of Studio Artist 4, and it seems like the biggest size I can make a movie to use as a movie brush is 300 x 300 px.  If…Continue

Tags: brush, movie

Started this discussion. Last reply by Synthetik Software Jan 16, 2015.

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"Thank you John, I will try that.  I did use the Image Compressor in the Image Operations to brighten it up a bit."
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"If you use one of the new Optimize gallery show end cycle options in V5.5.4, that can help to pull the details up to the surface."
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Thor Johnson replied to JohnHolland's discussion Set aside that it’s evil…why aren’t more of us on Instagram?
"I'm on Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/thor.johnson/"
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Synthetik Software replied to Thor Johnson's discussion MSG Scan Generator Path Start Paint Synth tutorial request
"It kind of depends on what you are doing with the painting. I tend to start simple in most cases, so i start from the Init QuickEdit and build up from there. But that's just me. It may turn out that using something like  Region Fill as…"
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"1:  Right now you cannot change the size of the canvas in a gallery show run. It is fixed to the existing canvas size. 2:  Again, whatever you have the canvas setup to is what it is going to output. So setup the canvas to be your 300 dpi…"
Tuesday
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"please see this shot: 1-How to force it change the size for each new source that it loads? as you see in top image auto gallery runs and the size of source and canvas is not the same. 2-I run gallery show in one directory but How can I force it…"
Tuesday
Thor Johnson replied to Thor Johnson's discussion MSG Scan Generator Path Start Paint Synth tutorial request
"What is the best/or useful Pen Mode option for this kind of technique?  "
Tuesday
Thor Johnson replied to Thor Johnson's discussion MSG Scan Generator Path Start Paint Synth tutorial request
"Wow thanks!  I will dive deep into those tips"
Tuesday
Synthetik Software replied to Thor Johnson's discussion MSG Scan Generator Path Start Paint Synth tutorial request
"Here's a tip on using MSG to extend the paint synthesizer. Here's an article on MSG Path Start Generators. Here's an article on MSG Time Particles. Here's an article on Painting with Pickover Chaotic Attractors. Here's an…"
Tuesday
Thor Johnson replied to Thor Johnson's discussion MSG Scan Generator Path Start Paint Synth tutorial request
"Thanks John!  I kinda got one working with a simple paint brush using a Lorenz MSG in it.  I will tweak it using your tips.   "
Tuesday
Synthetik Software replied to Thor Johnson's discussion MSG Scan Generator Path Start Paint Synth tutorial request
"So there is a ton of esoteric stuff hidden away in the Path Load option for Path Type. One of the Load Types is the Last Path Start SplineTo option.  There is also a Last Path Start SplineTo option. Here's the Path Start setup for…"
Tuesday
Thor Johnson replied to Donna Kuhn's discussion msg advanced editor
"Here is the screenshot you posted: Try to click and drag (to the right) on the little dot thingy I have noted in the screenshot below:"
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Thor Johnson replied to Donna Kuhn's discussion msg advanced editor
"Can you post a screenshot of what is going on with your interface?"
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Thor Johnson replied to Donna Kuhn's discussion msg advanced editor
"There is a very small thingy that looks like a circle inside of a square ( I painted a red arrow pointing to a green circle around it in the screenshots).  You have to click and drag it to the left to expose the Parm/IO/Grad/Pal/Src part of the…"
Tuesday
Thor Johnson replied to Donna Kuhn's discussion msg advanced editor
"Hi Donna, please see the following image sequence, hopefully it makes sense.  Let me know if you have any questions."
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Face Detection + Granular Source presets

Hi, I have been playing around in Studio Artist 5.5 with the new Face Detection feature in the Paint Synthesizer, it's awesome!



These presets use the "Auto Region Fill As Brush" option in the Pen Mode parameter of the Pen Mode panel.  Then, using the "Face Detect Only " option in the Inhibitor parameter of the Path Start panel in the Paint Synthesizer, while also using various Regionize options in the Regionize parameter of the Path Start panel (such as Adaptive Block Regionize,…

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