February 22nd 2024, 6 – 9 PM CET
Live via Zoom, in English Language / Recording will be available the day after the class takes place
Recordings are available for up to one year after purchase.
The Book of Shaders with vvvv gamma and FUSE
This workshop offers an accessible introduction to the world of shader patching using vvvv gamma and FUSE. Taking inspiration from “The Book of Shaders” by Patricio Gonzalez Vivo and Jen Lowe, we’ll look into the fundamental principles and techniques that allow the creation of procedural shapes, intricate patterns, and captivating textures.
We’ll kick things off with an exploration of the inner workings of graphics cards, taking a closer look at essential shader language commands. As we build this foundation, you’ll gain the skills needed to develop your own shapes, patterns, and transformative effects. We will also look at generative functions like random and noise, developing them partially from scratch and look at how they relate with the set of nodes included in vvvv gamma and FUSE.
This workshop is your gateway to the world of shader artistry, and you don’t need to be an expert to join in. We’ll provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to unleash your creativity and explore the art of procedural visuals.
About the Instructor
Vincent Nowak (aka @vincent.now) is a practicing architect and researcher based in London. He works at the intersection of urban design, media installation and architecture. He is Co-Founder and Director of Flow Architecture, Senior Associate at UHA London and Lecturer for Urban Design at the UCL Bartlett.