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Adobe Configurator and beyond…

Adobe Configurator In regards to new applications and Flash plug-ins for the Adobe Creative Suite 4, designers say these tools are cool, but are there any tools available for designers based on these new capabilities. The answer is yes, and one of the best examples is Adobe’s Configurator. “Adobe Configurator (screenshots 1, 2), a new utility that’s […]

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Adobe: Max: ExtendScript Toolkit + SwitchBoard FAQs

There are some recurring questions that I get in relation to ExtendScript Toolkit and SwitchBoard so I thought it might be beneficial to create an informal FAQ. You can download my first attempt at it here.

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2 Interviews: The guys behind ExtendScript ToolKit, SwitchBoard + PatchPanel

Automation + Expanding our Creative Capabilities In 1994 I remember the first time I came across the need to automate my creative workflow. I was freelancing as a visual effects artist working on a commercial and we needed to do some complicated compositing that required creating traveling mattes and manually de- and re-interlacing the footage in order […]

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Nude-bass Kinetic Sculpture

I love accidents. I was working on a set of algorithms that automatically “generate the shape of the body, deform it and then skin it.” While I was deep in the code, I made a typo and wham! Each skin component rotated. Hehe. With that in mind, I have a script that extracts the audio […]

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