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Flame & Snow, using Quartz Composer particle system

After creating a series of compositions based on my kaleidoscopic patch , I played with Quartz Composer’s particle system, to create a flame and falling snow flakes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsYLevXRytA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FH_-_chcfY As for the last times, both Flame and Snow …
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Sharp scan-lines & Squared lava-lamp

Here are 2 new Quartz Composer compositions. Both of them are based on the same kaleidoscope patch from my last post, but are processed before the final rendering. This gives some interesting visual effects that are quite distant to the original kaleidoscopes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axz4A2KRmzc As …
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Kaleidoscope #001 and #002

To continue the series I initiated 2 weeks ago about my Quartz Composer experimentations , here are two other kaleidoscopic compositions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOdZrYSCDqI Kaleidoscope #001 source is available, and its patch looks like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LNgo2Esmps Again, here is Kaleidoscope #002 …
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Export Quartz Composer to video

Quartz Composer is a really nice piece of software for visualists . It allows you to create animated and/or interactive compositions mixing sounds, images, effects, user inputs and any other kind of data. In fact, Quartz Composer was the main reason I bought a MacBook Pro 18 months ago. The …
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Mercurial commands

Checkout a distant repository: $ hg clone https://bitbucket.org/mirror/django Commit all changes locally: $ hg commit -m "Here is my commit fixing bugs." Push local commits to the remote repository: $ hg push Apply latest changes of the remote repository to our local working copy: $ hg pull Align the current …
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