This Christmas at LOVE we decided to take our 2D mural projection mapping a step further. LOVE commissioned an Ian Stevenson to come up with a new Christmas themed mural to cover our 5×3 metre wall by reception. My job was to develop a system that could enable us to projection map animations back onto

At LOVE I spent the last few weeks developing an art installation for Salford University at MediaCityUK, where people can add their brush strokes to a huge digital canvas using their smartphone and tablet. This involved three massive screens, three rack-mounted Mac’s, a laptop, Socket.IO, node.js, a mobile web app and four AIR apps (using

– Create your scene in Cinema4D – Make sure all of the normals are correct (to prevent having to double side everything) – Select all of the objects to bake – Replace items after bake – Export as *.3ds – Open Blender – Import *.3ds – Export as Wavefront (.obj) – Get this python script

– Make sure all lights have ‘ambient illumination’ checked. (maybe ‘show illumination’ too). – Select Objects to bake – Select render > bake object. – Check illumination, Single texture. (also replace objects for final version). – Apply baked jpeg / png in cinema4d as the color texture, and not luminosity of the material. Import to

The socket.io.js file is big. If you want to use Socket.IO in a production environment, I strongly suggest you read this… https://github.com/LearnBoost/Socket.IO/wiki/Configuring-Socket.IO Here is the recommended setup for a production environment io.configure(‘production’, function(){ console.log(doodlr + ” set config for production”); io.enable(‘browser client minification’); // send minified client io.enable(‘browser client etag’); // apply etag caching logic

After seeing Surya Buchwald (http://www.mmmlabs.com) demoing Ableton Live to Flash at Flash on the Beach 2011, I had to find out how it was done. So I got in touch and was led to a link to download their ‘Music Event Description System’. It is a ‘Max for Live’ addon that enables Ableton Live to

Here’s the result from one Sunday. I haven’t had much time recently, so I have bundled a load of different things I’ve been wanting to experiment with, into one. So it is slightly random, but was fun to make. To put it simply, this is a motor which is being controlled remotely by my phone