Chang, J., Yang, X. and Zhang, J. J., 2009. Hyper-twist. Digital Creativity, 20 (1 & 2), 47 - 58.
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In this paper, we introduce ‘hyper-twist’, a distortion technique for the production of abstract artistic forms (see Figure 1). It is developed via exploiting the theoretical feature of deforming an infinite space filled with a hyper-elastic media. Any object placed within this space can change its shape as a result of the distortion of the space. Based on this developed theoretic insight, we have produced a computer program where point sources are used to control the form and extent of distortion. These sources perform a similar function to forces exerting on a soft body. By qualifying them with a distortion tensor, they define the patterns of the resultant distortions. Linking this representation with time, temporal effects can be produced. Our work, incorporating physics into a digital creation, presents a new form of algorithmic art.
|Subjects:||Arts > Graphic Arts|
Science > Mathematics
|Group:||Media School > National Centre for Computer Animation|
|Deposited By:||Dr Jian Chang|
|Deposited On:||21 May 2009 18:07|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2013 15:08|
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