Tag Archives: terraforming

De Anza Planetarium Holiday Performances, December 8

jwaltczyk/ November 30, 2018/ Performances

Time for my end-of-the-year Holiday show! It’s holiday-themed group VR! I’ll be creating and celebrating new virtual worlds in the dome of the Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. December 8. It has to be experienced to be believed! Tickets are available here!

“Autocosm: Gardens of Thuban”

jwaltczyk/ August 2, 2018/ Blog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUwZY-nKedk In August, 2005, I performed a new work: “Autocosm: Gardens of Thuban”. I consider this one of my breakthrough artworks. I had been developing and presenting my graphic performances for a couple of years prior to this event, and this was a quantum leap for me, technically and creatively. I premiered this piece for the annual SIGGRAPH convention, which was at

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De Anza College Performances, April 2018

jwaltczyk/ February 12, 2018/ Performances

I’ll be creating and celebrating new worlds in the dome of the Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. April 28. Other dates to be announced. Tickets are available here!

2017/12/24 Fantasy World in 360: Christmas World

jwaltczyk/ December 24, 2017/ Weekly Post

Christmas World  in 360: Lucid Dreamscape of the Week! Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! I’ve had such joy designing and performing this little world for you! This is another animated “speed painting”, in which I draw the world as I fly around it and explore it. I’ve choreographed this performance with my mix of music “Silent Night” —

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2017/11/09 Fantasy World in 360: City of Dreams

jwaltczyk/ November 9, 2017/ Video, Weekly Post

City of Dreams 360: Lucid Dreamscape of the Week! Real-time creation of a futuristic city! Watch as I create a 3D cityscape and explore the new space. You can see my sparkly cursor moving around draw the futuristic buildings. This is a brief excerpt from a show I perform live. I performed something like this last weekend, though I evolved

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Halloween 360

jwaltczyk/ October 23, 2017/ Video, Weekly Post

Happy Halloween! Lucid Dreamscape of the Week! Live world creation! Join me as I create a 3D Halloween World inside a Jack-o-Lantern! This is a brief excerpt from a show I perform live. You can see my sparkly cursor moving around as I carve the pumpkin, draw the landscape, grow spooky trees, grow corn from candy, and puppet a ghostly

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2017/09/27 Fantasy World in 360: Rainbow Smokers

jwaltczyk/ September 27, 2017/ Weekly Post

Rainbow Smokers: Lucid Dreamscape of the Week! Pumping rainbows into the sky, under a Harvest Moon. Transforming the environment to bring bliss into the world. What is needed is bubbling up from below the surface. I started this scene by drawing the pipe structures onto a landscape, and the story of this place emerged before me as I created the

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2017/08/08 Fantasy World in 360: Fluorite Farm

jwaltczyk/ August 8, 2017/ Video, Weekly Post

Fluorite Farm: Lucid Dreamscape of the Week! A landscape that rolls with waves growing a crop of shifting cubic crystals, like fluorite or pyrite. This idea evolved from the plan to demonstrate a landscape that shifts and changes. The overall scenario emerged from that. It’s an example of my process that does not include a verbal script or a storyboard.

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2017/07/17 Fantasy in 360: Instant World #937

jwaltczyk/ July 18, 2017/ Uncategorized, Video, Weekly Post

Fantasy in 360: Instant World #937 Lucid Dreamscape of the week! Infinity can fit into small places. There is no limit to how small or deep or detailed we can get. Each choice is another dimension to explore. In this sketch, I’m demonstrating some techniques I’ve invented to create a little world within a arabesque sphere. I’m drawing the matrix,

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2017/07/03 Fantasy World 360: “Fireworks Flowers”

jwaltczyk/ July 3, 2017/ Video, Weekly Post

Happy 4th of July! A transformative sketch for this week’s holiday! Fireworks transform into dandelions! Joy spreads like weeds! A tip of the hat to composers Sousa and Ives, for the inspiration for the “Stars and Stripes Trance” idea that you can hear toward the end. Be safe and sane with your psychedelic and explosive adventures! This is a recording

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2017/06/27 Fantasy World in 360: “Instant Avatar Adventure”

jwaltczyk/ June 28, 2017/ Video, Weekly Post

For this week’s sketch, I’m using my technique for sketching a human figure and immediately bringing it to life. We join the little fellow on his journey through a world that I continue to create around him. This is just a short introduction to a longer world-building piece, with the sketched figure being the main character exploring the new world.

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2017/04/25 Gardener

jwaltczyk/ April 25, 2017/ Weekly Post

A quick concept of a humongous artifact in an lonely world. Flowers trail from the artifact’s base.