Posts tagged visuals

I’m spending some time playing with, erm, ImagePlay. Video processing is quite slow, even when compared to Processing, but still it is quite a good learning tool.

Today, as I got frustrated by my sluggish progress at a motion graphics job in which I was tasked with the most agonizingly long and boring copy, I found myself stacking effects on top of effects, just generating shit at random. Somehow I found this image pleasing, and it reminded me this aimless and purposeless exploration is something I do miss from my earlier years of doing stuff with computers.

So here’s a resolution: to set aside a few minutes every day for random purposeless.