Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Vector Bristles

More experiments with the new vector paint features.

Monday, April 28, 2014

TSP Grid

Testing out the 1C Abstract6 MSG processor, which includes a traveling salesman problem solver for mapping a contiguous minimum distance path through a set of algorithmically generated points derived from a source image.

Sunday, April 27, 2014


Working in the evolution editor playing around with some of the new MSG power user features.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Randomized Shape Fills

Trying out some new vectorizer features.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Cool Vector Paint

Generated using a PASeq that only uses vector paint effects. Cool because that means it's resolution independent. The original version of this vector paint preset came from a random mutation gallery show run (saved history sequence).

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Gallery Show Grab 4

Another randomized vector paint preset image grabbed during some gallery show testing

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Sailing Ship

More tests of mutated vector paint presets using Studio Artist's Gallery Show features. Everything in this painting was generated using vector painting. So it's a ll resolution independent.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Gallery Show Grab 3

Testing out some new vector paint mutation options in gallery show.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Vectorizer Randomization

Trying out some of the new control panel randomization features in the Studio Artist Editor window.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Gallery Show Grab 2

Another gallery show canvas grab while running some test of new vector paint features.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Gallery Show Grab

Trying out a new gallery show option in Studio Artist.

Color Quad Block 3

More experiments with the new color quad block MSG processors. I seem to always get the best results when using the tiling processors if i fix the repeat ratios for the different overlays.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Color Quad Block 2

Testing the new color quad block MSG processors and associated automatic random configuration commands. Note the cast shadow effects that are an integrated part of the associated MSG processors.


Working with some of the new power user MSG features. There are new MSG configuration options that automatically generate random vector MSG presets.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Color Quad Block

Added some new color Quad Block pattern generator processors to MSG.

Solar Flare

Doing a lot of MSG testing recently. Grabbed this during a test run in the evolution editor.

MSG Power User

Experimenting with some new layout configurations for working with the Evolution Editor and the MSG Advanced Editor in Studio Artist. This one fills the entire 27 inch iMac display. You can save it in one of the workspace memories, and then switch in and out of it while working.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014


Adding some new MSG Configuration help commands that generate random MSG presets that do vector drawing and this popped up during testing them.

Procedural Splatter

Raised and lighted splatter brush generated from procedural brush type in the paint synthesizer.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Abstract Painting

Doing some testing in the paint synthesizer.

Monday, April 14, 2014

e | e

Testing some new paint synthesizer features.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

SVG ReRender 2

More experiments working with a low res draw canvas to build up a vector painting, that is then output as a SVG vector file and then re-imported back into Studio Artist at a much higher resolution for final output.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

SVG Rerender

One thing that's really cool about Studio Artist, is that you can use vector paint presets to work in a low resolution canvas, but with the ultimate goal of generating a very large raster image for printing.  Working in the low-res canvas allows for working very quickly.

You record everything you are doing in a Paint Action Sequence. Then you run the Action : Generate SVG : with Paint Action Sequence menu command to generate a SVG vector file from your recorded PASeq. You can then re-render the SVG vector file to a raster resolution of your choosing for printing.

Friday, April 11, 2014

More Vector Paint

More experiments with some of the new vector paint features.

Thursday, April 10, 2014


More experiments with some of the underused Color Simplify ip op features.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

New Sketch Mass Efx

Trying out some new features in the Sketch Mass ip op, that lead to very different effects than the normal black and white pen sketch kind of look.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Smoker

Trying out some new spatially modulated warp ideas.

Monday, April 7, 2014


More vector paint experiments.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

The Agony of

Working away with some of the new vector paint features in vectorizer-driven path start regionization.

Saturday, April 5, 2014


Using the vectorizer to drive path start regionization in the paint synthesizer. Also trying out some new vector paint effects as well.

Friday, April 4, 2014


Experiment using Block Abstraction to modulation some interactive warp effects.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Pirate Bay

This is using the vectorizer to drive path start regionization in the paint synthesizer.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Supreme Beings

Trying out some new vector paint features in the paint synthesizer. This was all generated from a single paint preset that uses path start regionization.


More experiments with some new vector paint features.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Cool Vector Paint

Vector paint is starting to get pretty interesting in Studio Artist 5.