TouchDesigner: Intro to TDableton For Beginners & Intermediate

Join us at NYC Resistor, a makerspace in Brooklyn for a dive into the dynamic intersection of visuals and music with our "TouchDesigner: Introduction to TDableton" workshop!

Join us for an immersive experience where you'll explore the powerful synergy between TouchDesigner and Ableton Live, unleashing your creativity in the realm of interactive audiovisuals. This workshop is suitable for beginners, providing a hands-on introduction to the fundamentals of TouchDesigner and its integration with Ableton Live.

Requirements: Participants should bring a laptop with TouchDesigner and Ableton Live installed.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Introduction to TouchDesigner and Ableton Live: Understand the basics of TouchDesigner and its interface. Learn key features of Ableton Live relevant to the workshop.
  • Integration and Communication: Explore methods to establish communication between TouchDesigner and Ableton Live. Learn how to sync visual elements with audio in real-time.
  • Building Interactive Visuals: Create visually stunning effects that respond to changes in audio parameters. Experiment with generative visuals triggered by different elements in your music.
  • Hands-On Exercises: Work on practical exercises to reinforce concepts learned during the workshop. Receive guidance and feedback from experienced instructors.

Instructor Bio:

Woody Poulard (aka GRNCH) is a Brooklyn-based artist/musician whose work focuses on generative audio-reactive visual installations and performances. He uses creative coding applications like TouchDesigner to generate real-time visuals, Blender for 3D design, and Ableton for music production. Trained in both audio and mechanical engineering, Woody also makes physical sculptures using digital fabrication techniques like 3D printing, laser cutting, and CNC routing. GRNCH’s visuals use elements of abstract, futuristic, and hypnotic scenery, often paired with his signature sound: dark, cinematic, suspenseful techno and broken beat.

No masks required

As with all NYC Resistor events, this class is 18+ and governed by our Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct, as well as accessibility information, can be found at

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