Boids and Flocks

As stated before, immersion in an interactive medium is dependent on the realism of the movement of the objects in the environment. One area where I was having problems with this in my previous experimentation was with the interaction between the birds. One way I could incorporated some kind of collision detection would be with […]

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The Building of Birds

After my research into visual techniques, I decided to give my birds an origami style. To start with I decided to take a very simple design, as I was not familiar with building complex designs from shapes in Prcoessing. I decided to work with only triangles, as polygons with more vertices can become quite complicated […]

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Creating a Visual Style

After experimenting with the basic mechanics for the birds in my project, I needed to create a visual style for the birds and the sketch in general. I decided to look into some different art movements and construction techniques to gain inspiration for my project. One of the first things I looked into was based […]

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Vectors and Forces: Part 2

To continue on from my posts Vectors and Forces and Processing:Object Orientated Programming and understand the methods behind what we were doing better I decided to create objects with vector forces and create arrays of these objects. In the example below the objects are attracted to the position of the mouse. Using methods outlined in […]

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