Animation Node experiment - closed curve

Nikolaus Gradwohl2015-11-24T08:12:12+00:00

For this animation I used a pyhton script node to generated 3D coordinates for a closed curve you can download the blend file here

closed curve

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Animation Node experiment - script node spiral

Nikolaus Gradwohl2015-11-19T06:52:59+00:00

For this animation I used the python script node of the Animation-Node-Addon to create a list of coordinates for a bezier-curve.

you can download the blend file here

script node

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particle driver experiment

Nikolaus Gradwohl2015-10-07T06:24:12+00:00

for this experiment I used a driver expression to animate the particle emission speed

you can download the blend file here

particle driver experiment

sound visualizer experiment 1

Nikolaus Gradwohl2014-02-07T13:52:21+00:00

for this sound visualizer I created a python script that creates curves for 16 frequency bands of the sound file

The song can be heard in full length here

my script is based on the unbake f-curve script by liero

you can download the blend file here

sound curves

object traces

Nikolaus Gradwohl2013-09-23T04:46:08+00:00

For this animation I used the bTrace-addon to create a curve from a set of particles. Then I wrote a small python script that copies the current state of the curve every 5 frames. I animated the visibility of the copies to make them appear only if the original curve has passed this position to create a 3D onion skinning like effect.

you can download the blend file here


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blender game of life

Nikolaus Gradwohl2012-08-28T06:56:59+00:00

I implemented a game-of-life engine in python that generates blender animations

The generation of the blend file takes a while and they get quite big so I made the python script available at the end of the blog post instead of the blend file this time

game of life

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9^3 cubes

Nikolaus Gradwohl2012-05-25T04:51:08+00:00

The cubes and the animation keyframes were generated using a python script

you can download the blend file here


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blender labyrinth generator

Nikolaus Gradwohl2012-05-21T05:08:35+00:00

I ported my labyrinth generator from processing to a blender python script

you can download the blend file here


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flying through the menger-sponge

Nikolaus Gradwohl2012-05-02T06:12:36+00:00

This is a flight throught a level 4 Menger Sponge. I generated the fractal using a pyhton script.

The blend file is very big so I don't link it here directly. You can regenerate it very easy by opening a text-editor in blender and running the python script below the image.

Menger sponge

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Arduino based Office-WTF-Counter

Nikolaus Gradwohl2009-07-03T08:37:00+00:00

As in any office, my co-workers and I experience several WTF-Situations during our working day. So we decided to implement a simple system to count the WTF's and use them as a metric for our working climate :-)

we use an "emergency stop"-Button which is connected to an arduino. This arduino sends the string "WTF" on the serial line a little python scrip writes them to a file, another processing app count's the lines in the file and offers the result via http, which is read by a processing app for visualisation ...



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