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THP 494 & 598 | Data Experiments | TouchDesigner

Part 1

Core Concepts

  • Using Table Data
  • Table Data to drive parameters
  • Prototype to component process
  • The Eval DAT
  • Replication
  • Meaning Making in programming

 

Part 2

Core Concepts

  • Adaptation – re-using conceptual ideas and prototypes
  • Animating table data – hold samples in a CHOP
  • The Panel Execute DAT
  • The Table COMP to load presets
  • Speed and Lookup CHOPs
  • The importance of re-use, and why / how we make more abstract components
  • Your programming is a representation of how you see the world.

THP 494 & 598 | Make it with Data | TouchDesigner

Part 1 / 4

Core Concepts

  • Component Building
  • Real time rendering
  • TOP Networks
  • Feedback TOPs
  • Ramp TOP
  • Ramp Keys
  • Eval DAT
  • Python scripts to sample pixel values

 

Part 2 / 4

Core Concepts

  • Controls for Components
  • Horizontal Sliders
  • Tables to hold slider¬†parameters
  • Clones
  • me.digits ¬†/ me.parent().digits
  • Scaling slider values to drive parameters

 

Part 3 / 4

Core Concepts

  • Using Data to drive parameters
  • Rule based art making
  • Replication
  • Execute DAT
  • Keeping 60 FPS with multiple complex containers
  • Scripting the Lock Flag

 

Part 4 / 4

Core Concepts

  • The Select COMP
  • The Table COMP
  • The Panel Execute DAT
  • The Table COMP to load presets
  • The DAT Execute DAT


Use that Data – Text File
useThatData – Toe file

THP 494 & 598 | Instancing – A Closer Look | TouchDesigner

Core Concepts

  • Realtime Rendering networks
  • Instancing – Geometry
  • Instancing – RGBA replacement
  • Pixel Sampling with Python
  • SOP to DAT
  • TOP to CHOP
  • CHOP to DAT
  • DAT organization
  • Render Pass TOP

THP 494 & 598 | Playing with Feedback | TouchDesigner

Core Concepts

  • The Composite TOP
  • The Feedback TOP
  • Scaling CHOP values
  • Encapsulation
  • Storage
  • Panel Execute DATs
  • Importing Python Libraries


Video Frame
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Star Field
http://7-themes.com/data_images/out/70/7011691-space-sparkling-stars.jpg

THP 494 & 598 | Image Selector – Instance Method | TouchDesigner

Image Selector – Instance Method

Core Concepts

  • Rendering Real Time Geometry
  • Instancing Geometry
  • Texture Instancing
  • Interface Building
  • Table Referencing
  • Replicators
  • Clones
  • Render Picking
  • DAT Execute DATs
  • Scripting
  • Logical Testing – If Else Statements
  • Parameter Assignment


Table Files
Image Files

THP 494 & 598 | Image Selector – Container Method | TouchDesigner

Core Concepts

  • Interface Building
  • Table Referencing
  • Replicators
  • Clones
  • CHOP Execute DATs
  • Scripting
  • Parameter Assignment


Table Files
Image Files