Topographic maps, which illustrate elevation levels of terrain, create some very interesting abstract organic shapes when viewed from an artistic/aesthetic standpoint.
In this article, we’ll be going over the build of a 3D flight scene in TouchDesigner. This will be an opportunity for beginners to brush up on their instancing skills, as well as getting in touch with generative coloring methods for our scene.
Have you mastered TouchDesigner 2D textures and TOPs and are interested in working in 3D? You can generate, import, modify and combine 3D geometry in the SOP (Surface Operator) family. This blog will let you know what SOPs you should know and the benefits and drawbacks of working with them.
Follow along with Jack DiLaura as he walks you through creating a minimalist, abstract 3D sculpture in TouchDesigner inspired by the work of Tony Smith and other minimalist sculptors.
In this video, Crystal will cover making an audio-reactive point cloud with Instancing in TouchDesigner. This technique was previously shared in Holiday Point Cloud Transitions tutorial. You can use any audio or device in to create this look.
https://youtu.be/4XmiHLaqgZs Mirror Lab and Glitch Lab are very popular Android apps for making procedural art, and they have an effect called 'Topology 3D' which originally inspired me to dive into TouchDesigner and one day implement it - and here we are.