Syyn Labs Workshop: Creating Interactive Visuals 101
Some examples of the sorts of thing we'll start creating together:
REQUIREMENTS: Personal laptop, Text Editor (E.g. TextMate), Google Chrome & Skype.
Registrations and payment are being handled by Syyn Labs. Sign up at http://syynlabs.eventbrite.com/
Some of the basics that David will be covering in this workshop - ensuring you leave with some of your own artwork!
- Getting up and running
- Drawing to the Canvas
- Mouse and Keyboard Interactivity
- Using external APIs (Twitter, ColourLovers)
- Sound reactivity
- Helpful patterns
- Hosting and Serving
NOTE: WORKSHOP BEGINS AT 12pm SHARP! You can arrive as early as 11:30am to setup...
More About the Teacher
David Guttman / Lead Engineer, Syyn Labs
Occasionally his work shows up on display at various exhibitions (Mindshare, GEL), museums (Architecture + Design Museum, LACMA), and live in concert with Yo-Yo Ma.
About Syyn Labs
Coined "The League of Extraordinary Nerds" by Fast Company Magazine, Syyn Labs is a Los Angeles-based organization that fuses the worlds of technology and interactive sciences with artistic mediums to design and construct visually dynamic spectacles that inspire thought and provoke conversation.
Boasting 30+ members, deriving from varied fields of study in the worlds of technology, engineering, computer science, robotics, architecture, science, performing arts and more, Syyn Labs first gained notoriety for their production of OK GO's award-winning, viral video “The Too Shall Pass” that has garnered over 30 million hits. Syyn Labs has since been commissioned to cultivate multi-faceted programs for Google, Sears, Disney XD, LACMA, Wonka, Microsoft, Target and Endemol USA, to name a few.