TouchDesigner: Live Visuals for Live Performances

TouchDesigner: Live Visuals for Live Performances

Sep 26 - Nov 14 (THUR 6PM - 8PM) | Course Cost: $368.00

About the Course

Sessions
8
Location
MCC
Modality
In Person
Age Requirement
18+
Level
All Levels
Class Capacity
15
Materials Required

Students are required to have their own laptop for this course. 

Total Hours

24

In this introductory class, students will dive into the world of TouchDesigner, a powerful visual platform for creating stunning real-time projections and immersive experiences. Focusing on the application of TouchDesigner in live performances, students will learn the fundamentals of real-time video manipulation, 2 and 3D graphics and audio-reactive visualizations, tailored to your unique vision. By the end of the class, students will be able to create captivating visuals and dynamic backdrops for live performances, transforming the stage into an unforgettable visual spectacle.

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Learn how to create captivating 2D and 3D visuals from scratch without needing to write a single line of code.
  • Work with video in real time to create other worldly visual FX.
  • Learn how to move and manipulate your visuals with audio for a beautifully synched or generative performance.
  • Create dynamic and interactive visuals for live performances
  • Explore techniques for manipulating and combining still and motion media into a completely new piece of art
  • Optimize performance for seamless integration into live settings
  • Collaborate with other artists and professionals to enhance your creative projects

**Scroll down to see a documentary sample by the instructor, Paul Lebel.