Creative Coding: An Introduction to Processing
Saturday, October 3rd & Sunday, October 4th. 1:00 – 6:00pm at Gray Area, 55 Taylor St, San Francisco
The first in a series of workshops on digital art-making, Presented by the Gray Area Artist Residency Program. This 2-day workshop will introduce you to the world of creative coding with Processing, a free programming environment that enables you to create interactive, dynamic, computer-based tools, projects, and art.
Processing is an open source programming language and environment for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions. It is used by students, artists, designers, researchers, and hobbyists for learning, prototyping, and production. It is created to teach fundamentals of computer programming within a visual context and to serve as a software sketchbook and professional production tool.
- What is Processing, and what can you do with it?
- Creativity and Programming
- Input, Output
- Animation, movement
- Using data
- Using Processing libraries
- Programming Structures
- Exporting, packaging and publishing Processing sketches.
- How to teach yourself more
The workshops will be led by GAFFTA residents Gabriel Dunne, Ryan Alexander, Daniel Massey, and local artist and designer Scott Murray. with special guest and co-creator of processing Casey Reas in attendance to offer insights on his works on display in GAFFTA’s inaugural exhibition, OPEN.
Laptop computer with Windows, Linux, or OS X. You may download Processing from processing.org.
Registration is limited to 25 students, and we have sold out! Stay tuned… more workshop announcements coming soon!
For more information, contact workshops at gaffta dot org