Aviary

Aviary - An audio visualisation of urban birdsong.

The disruptive sound of the jet engine rips through the sky, drowning out nature’s chorus as it welcomes the dawn. As the streets come to life and the buzz of traffic and sirens swallows our audio landscape, the singing is pushed into the background and we march on, busy in our own lives and lost … Continue reading

The Plight Of The Humble Bee

MechaBee

There has been a lot going on in the media (unfortunately not the main steam media), about the worldwide decimation of bee colonies. This has been brought on almost entirely by the overuse of pesticides and most specifically Neonicotinoids, which the bees unwittingly ingest whilst going about their business of pollenating the worlds crops and flora. If … Continue reading

Future City

Future City

This little project started out life as a few square blocks with some funky textures. I then added a reflective floor and suddenly, BOOM – It went all Tron. I resisted the temptation to emulate the movie, because firstly Im not good enough yet to create that level of 3D (But my Kung Fu is … Continue reading

Prelude with Attitude

Mir Ball

Recently I was asked if I’d like to make a music video. It was for a classical piece by Rachmaninoff with a modern dub-step style arrangement. I had the freedom to interoperate the track as I pleased so started to dismantle it to see what worked. I started playing around with audio reactive circles that … Continue reading

Another dimension

Finally had time to play with my new toy. Element 3D from VideoCopilot is an After Effects plug-in that let you edit, build and manipulate 3D objects in real time. I haven’t even scratched the surface yet, but I’m liking what I see. Since I’m not a 3D modeller, this is a nice way to … Continue reading

Lost and Lookin’ in NYC

Elements 3D and the floating pyramid.

EVER HAD THE FEELING THAT THE WORLDS GONE, AND LEFT YOU BEHIND? This animation started life as part of a VJ loop for the Secret Garden Party. Inspired by Jorgen Leth’s The Perfect Human, it bagan as an experiment in simple video manipulation. Isolating the original footage took a bit of time as the footage … Continue reading