Thursday, April 28, 2011

CGAA One-A-Day: Tom Beddard/Surface Detail


A companion piece to Ollie's recent post re. fractals and another one-a-day with the up-close, erring-on-abstraction innerspaces of Unit 6 in mind: Surface Detail - a mesmeric animation from Tom Beddard - a laser physicist turned web developer with an interest in generative graphics programming. You'll want to check out the rest of Beddard's Vimeo showcase too, as there are a number of virus/bacteria-esque animations on there for your viewing pleasure...

3 comments:

  1. And there was me thinking my fractal post was but a pebble in an ocean! That was quite calming actually, seeing the surface change and loop.

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  2. That is a truly beautiful piece of animation, so simple and yet so complex.. the nature of fractals, they never end...

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  3. If anyone would like to explore these kind of abstractions in Houdini (www.sidefx.com) - drop me a line!

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