New (starter) universes: stages and characters

Creating new worlds is always challenging. It tells a story, functions as a plot device, allows or restricts movement and evokes feelings on the user. And the characters that live in that world have to make sense as well, as goombas and koopas have no place on the roads of Gran Turismo. And that’s before…

users wanna use

A platform for users to freely make 3D content and have more expressive tools is amazing, but… if they cannot interact with the scene, it’s not that useful. Thus, this week I focused on creating some user tools on the website, such as the possibility to change user, scene and get the coordinates of an…

Flowing frustrations in rebellion

For this assignment, we had to create a text using at least two source texts and the list variable type. You can see all the source files in my GitHub repository Sources In an attempt to join my exploration of authors and topics, I chose some works by the poet Eileen Myles. I read her…

Lose yourself in your own sound space

For this assignment, we had to implement external sound or video into our sketches. I wanted to go with sound manipulation/analysis, because it is something I haven’t done in coding. At the same time, I was getting very inspired when coding while listening to the Soundtrack from Final Fantasy XV and how sometimes you just…

The bones of the future (of a robot)

I shot for the Sun and got burned at the atmosphere Initial idea For this assignment we had to mount a motor into something, anything! From the content of the class, I already had something in mind: I wanted my own BB8! I mean, come on, look at them, they’re adorable! 😍

Feather flame

For this assignment I already had a pretty good idea about what I wanted to make. I have been weirdly obsessed with feathers, and the light refracting properties from acrylic were an incredible chance to make something that suited my taste. The idea was simple: two acrylic feathers, cut in half, etched with a texture,…