Here is an example of GLSL ray marching in TouchDesigner. The marching algorithm looks up the pixel value from a Texture3D and paints it in a GLSL TOP.
Hi All, I’ve switched my hosting around so my site is a bit more stable and in the process some of my tutorial content has been lost. I am doing … Continue reading Forgive the dust.
Here is a video where I go over some basic methods of generating realistic textures from a single image. I go over the Phong MAT, normal map, and a basic … Continue reading Realistic Textures in Touchdesigner
This tutorial will help you leverage Blenders physics engine to create complex 3D animations quickly. It will also walk-through programmatic solutions to deal with texturing and playing back those animations. … Continue reading 3D Content Part 3: Simulating Physics in Blender to TouchDesigner
Here is a useful workflow for creating complex/timeline based animations in Blender 2.7 and importing them into TouchDesigner. This tutorial will take you through UV mapping/editing to easily line up … Continue reading 3D Content Part 2: UV mapping and Importing Animations to TouchDesigner
Hey all. If you’re like me and don’t have enough money for a LIDAR scanner but need to make precision 3D models for projection mapping or content creation, here’s a … Continue reading 3D Content Part 1: Camera Mapping
I came across the need to animate CHOPs based on a cued sequence. I have found that the animation chop is a little difficult to work with quickly in a … Continue reading Animating Dictionaries in TouchDesigner
Part of my work on ASU’s production of The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other involved making some Previs software. I wanted to be able to work with the … Continue reading TouchDesigner Previs – The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other
EDIT: This is now way easier to do from within TouchDesigner using the Threaded Web Comp here: http://derivative.ca/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=9164 . Tutorial to come soon. OH BOY! This one is going to be exciting! … Continue reading Twitter in TouchDesigner
Recently I have been using Touchdesigner to make theatre. Touch is great because it lets you quickly edit content in real time and move along in the tech process, however … Continue reading Building tools to make programming easier – GOTO Cue
Do you want to track scenery in your next production? Do you want to spit that information out via open sound control(OSC) to a media server? Do you want to do … Continue reading DIY Scenery/Automation Tracking
ASU Emerge is a festival centered around questions about the future. I was part of a design team that helped create an environment where we could actively engage those questions. … Continue reading TouchDesigner Twitter Live Feed – ASU Emerge Hud