Making Live Visuals In TouchDesigner
We’ll be looking at how to create fun real-time visual machines in TouchDesigner that you can use for VJ performances, installations, or creating motion graphics.
The workshop will be aimed at people who have some experience and/or interest in image making or visual spectacle – be it drawing, graphic design, video, lighting, stop motion or just wearing a really colourful shirt.
We will aim to cover some or all of the following :
- Creating controllable 2D graphics from scratch
- Controlling effects from an audio input or MIDI controller
- Processing video or webcam feeds
- Importing 3d models and using them in your work
- Performing alongside live music.
To end the workshop, we’ll put on a brief sharing for Raflost guests in the style of a Bring Your Own Beamer event (byobworldwide.com), where we take over a room with a bunch of projectors and cover every available space with moving images.
You will need to bring :
- A Windows or Mac computer or laptop that can handle a bit of graphics work. If it can run this website [https://www.adultswim.com/etcetera/elastic-man/] and not burst into flames, you’re probably good to go.
- The Non-Commercial (free) copy of TouchDesigner already installed on that computer. Get it here [https://derivative.ca/download].
(Please make sure you run it once before coming to the workshop, to make sure it actually starts up)
- (Ideally) a projector for the Bring Your Own Beamer sharing.
- (Optional) Some visual material you’d like to experiment with, e.g. your own drawings, video, 3d models, animations, or just a picture of your cats.
- (Optional) A MIDI controller or keyboard.
- (Optional) A mouse that has a clickable scroll wheel – Touchdesigner is much easier to use with a physical mouse rather than a trackpad.
Date: 20th of May.
- course 10:00-12:00
- lunchbreak 12:00-13:00
- course 13:00-1500
- food break 15:00-16:30
- optional presentation at 17:00
Location: Hafnar.haus, Hafnarhúsinu, Tryggvagötu 17, Reykjavík
Registration: fill out this registration form
Fee: 6000 krónur
Participants: max 12