Creative Coding: Immersive Art with openFrameworks

A course by Paul Ferragut , Multimedia Artist and Creative Technologist

Multimedia Artist and Creative Technologist. Avignon, France.
Joined March 2022

Learn the basics of C++ programming and creative coding to animate striking shapes and loops for immersive artistic installations

  • 98% positive reviews (53)
  • 4328 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn the basics of C++ programming and creative coding to animate striking shapes and loops for immersive artistic installations

A course by Paul Ferragut

Coding goes far beyond programming languages and technology– it is also a medium of artistic self-expression. For Paul Ferragut, a multimedia artist and technologist, it’s allowed him to create immersive art installations with organizations like Aquarium of the Pacific in California and collaborate with companies like Facebook, Microsoft, and Intel.

In this online course, learn the fundamentals of openFrameworks, so you can create your own experiential art. Deepen your knowledge in C++ programming, and express yourself artistically in a wide variety of projects.

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What will you learn in this online course?

17 lessons & 19 downloads

About Me
5 minutes, 59 seconds
Starting to Code
13 minutes, 53 seconds
How to Install openFrameworks
12 minutes, 42 seconds
Loops
8 minutes, 4 seconds
Classes and Arrays
18 minutes, 14 seconds
  • 98% positive reviews (53)
  • 4328 students
  • 17 lessons (2h 57m)
  • 19 additional resources (1 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Develop a visual particle system that interacts with a webcam, to produce an art installation with projection.

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to express themselves artistically with the C++ programming language in openFrameworks.

Requirements and materials

No prior experience is necessary.

All you need is a computer, either Windows or Mac, and a webcam. A video projector is used in the final project, but it is optional.


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4328 Students
53 Reviews
98% Positive ratings

Paul Ferragut

A course by Paul Ferragut

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Multimedia Artist and Creative Technologist

Paul Farragut is a new media artist and creative technologist exploring digital art through interactive installations. His area of research is creative coding, physical interaction, the humanization of technology, and collaborations with other artistic disciplines.

Through personal artworks and the experiential studio he co-founded (Convivial), his work focuses on interdisciplinary collaborations to create disruptive experiences. His work bridges the physical and digital worlds to create stories and immersive experiences that emotionally engage with his audiences.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Discovering Creative Coding

    • Creative Coding and Interactions
    • How to Install openFrameworks
    • Starting to Code
  • U3

    The Basics of Programming

    • The Variables
    • The Functions
    • Conditional Statements
  • U4

    The Visuals

    • Animations
    • Loops
    • Classes and Arrays
    • Particle Systems 1
    • Particle Systems 2
  • U5

    Interactivity

    • Computer Vision and Interactivity 1
    • Computer Vision and Interactivity 2
    • Planning the Installation
    • Projecting the Video
  • FP

    Final project

    • Creative Coding: Immersive Art with openFrameworks

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Creative Coding: Immersive Art with openFrameworks

A course by Paul Ferragut
Multimedia Artist and Creative Technologist. Avignon, France.
Joined March 2022
  • 98% positive reviews (53)
  • 4328 students