Posted by Bartek Drozdz on 2016-01-11Black shape of light
"Black shape of light" is a little side project I worked together with our friend Dorota Stanczyk.Continue
Posted by Bartek Drozdz on 2014-08-18Smooth scrolling with VirtualScroll
Parallax scrolling websites may not be the cool new thing anymore, but having the content react to the scroll in some fancy way has become a popular interaction pattern. When used in moderation, it can enhance the user experience and take the interface of a website to the next level. There are many ways to achieve scrolling effects, but the trick is always to make it as smooth as possible. Below I describe a technique I use to achieve scrolling effects on my projects.Continue
Posted by Bartek Drozdz on 2013-01-28Realtime video compositing in WebGL
This Christmas, at Tool we wanted to create a small interactive experience to share with our friends and clients. Since lately I did experiment with compositing WebGL objets on a video I thought this is a cool technique that we can use.Continue
Posted by Bartek Drozdz on 2012-07-10A day in L.A.
Recently I have been dealing a lot with video. Tool, the company I work for here in LA, specializes in live action content. We do many different interactive projects, but video always plays a role in it.Continue
Posted by Bartek Drozdz on 2012-03.24User stream (Webcam) + WebGL
HTML5 is full of surprises these days! I had no clue that there are browsers out there that already support user stream (i.e. webcam). This was always something missing in HTML5 compared to what Flash could do.Continue
Posted by Bartek Drozdz on 2012-03-15Super cool updates
Welcome back everyone! I haven't posted for a while, but the reason is simple: I've been busy. I don't find enough time these days to write long articles like I used to. I have a lot of things to post about though, so my plan is to make my articles shorter :) For start, here's a quick update of what I have been doing since last July.Continue
Posted by Bartek Drozdz on 2011-07-01WebGL experiments cont.
WebGL never cease to amaze me. The combination of great performance, powerful features (even if they're not safe!) and the immediate mode of development makes it the perfect tool for joyful tinkering with code, mathematical formulas and visual effects.Continue
Posted by Bartek Drozdz on 2011-05-17ROME "3 Dreams of Black"
I'm happy to announce that ROME "3 Dreams of Black", a project I was working on for the last 5 months has been released last week.Continue
Posted by Bartek Drozdz on 2011-04-27Webgl workshop, NYC, June 9, 2011
Last year (2010) I did a few training courses in London. I was quite fun, so this year I plan to do more. To start with, I'm preparing a new workshop about webgl.Continue
Posted by Bartek Drozdz on 2011-04-17J3D: taming WebGL
I started to work with WebGL a few months ago. WebGL (in case you never heard about it) is a new emerging standard for rendering GPU accelerated graphics in the browser, without any plugins. Not all browsers support it yet, but the latest Chrome and Firefox do and others are about to follow (Safari, Opera, sadly not IE for the moment).Continue