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Half-ton halftones Processing sketch
// options
String imagePath = "img/desandro-avatar.jpg";
float res = 10; // resolution, dot density
float zoom = 3.0; // proportion to zoom image
boolean isAdditive = true; // true = RGB, false = CMY
float offsetAngle = 1; // affects dot pattern
/*
0 = no patter
0.05 = slight offset
1 = slight offset
0.1 = start noticing rings
0.25 = rings
PI / 3 = angled
PI / 2 = small rings
PI * 2 / 3 = angled other way
PI = horizontal angled
*/
// vars and utilities
PGraphics flatImg;
PImage img;
float rt3 = sqrt(3);
//float radius = 2.1 * res / rt3;
float radius = 1.4 * res;
void setup() {
noLoop();
smooth();
img = loadImage( imagePath );
size(floor(img.width*zoom), floor(img.height*zoom));
}
void draw() {
noStroke();
flatImg = createGraphics(width, height);
flatImg.beginDraw();
flatImg.background(255);
flatImg.image(img, 0, 0);
flatImg.endDraw();
flatImg.updatePixels();
int bgColor = isAdditive ? 0 : 255;
background( bgColor );
renderMatrix( 0.3, 255, 0, 0 );
renderMatrix( 0.3 + offsetAngle, 0, 255, 0 );
renderMatrix( 0.3 -offsetAngle, 0, 0, 255 );
}
void renderMatrix( float theta, int r, int g, int b ) {
PGraphics buffer = createGraphics(width, height);
buffer.beginDraw();
buffer.smooth();
buffer.noStroke();
buffer.background(0);
float zoomWidth = width * zoom;
float zoomHeight = height * zoom;
float xLen = zoomWidth / res;
float yLen = zoomHeight / ( res );
float diag = sqrt( zoomWidth * zoomWidth + zoomHeight * zoomHeight ) / res;
float size;
float x1, y1, x2, y2;
float hueValue;
// center values
float xc = zoomWidth / 2;
float yc = zoomHeight / 2;
for (int i = floor((xLen-diag)/2); i<diag; i++){
for (int j = floor((yLen-diag)/2); j<diag; j++){
x1 = ( i + 0.5 ) * res;
y1 = ( j + 0.5 ) * res;
// shift to center
x1 -= xc;
y1 -= yc;
// rotate grid
x2 = x1 * cos(theta) - y1 * sin(theta) + xc;
y2 = x1 * sin(theta) + y1 * cos(theta) + yc;
// get color of pixel
color pixel = flatImg.get( floor(x2 / zoom), floor(y2 / zoom) );
// red
size = 0;
if ( r == 255 ) {
hueValue = red(pixel);
} else if ( g == 255 ) {
hueValue = green(pixel);
} else {
hueValue = blue(pixel);
}
size = hueValue / 255;
if ( !isAdditive ) {
size = 1 - size;
}
size *= radius;
buffer.fill( r, g, b );
buffer.ellipse( x2, y2, size, size );
}
}
buffer.endDraw();
if ( isAdditive ) {
blend( buffer, 0, 0, width, height, 0, 0, width, height, ADD);
} else {
blend( buffer, 0, 0, width, height, 0, 0, width, height, SUBTRACT);
}
}
// isometric
// options
String imagePath = "img/desandro-avatar.jpg";
float res = 10; // resolution, dot density
float zoom = 3.0; // proportion to zoom image
boolean isAdditive = true; // true = RGB, false = CMY
float offsetAngle = 0.1; // affects dot pattern
/*
0 = no patter
0.05 = slight offset
1 = slight offset
0.1 = start noticing rings
0.25 = rings
PI / 3 = angled
PI / 2 = small rings
PI * 2 / 3 = angled other way
PI = horizontal angled
*/
// vars and utilities
PGraphics flatImg;
PImage img;
float rt3 = sqrt(3);
float radius = 2.1 * res / rt3;
void setup() {
noLoop();
smooth();
img = loadImage( imagePath );
size(floor(img.width*zoom), floor(img.height*zoom));
}
void draw() {
noStroke();
flatImg = createGraphics(width, height);
flatImg.beginDraw();
flatImg.background(255);
flatImg.image(img, 0, 0);
flatImg.endDraw();
flatImg.updatePixels();
int bgColor = isAdditive ? 0 : 255;
background( bgColor );
renderMatrix( 0, 255, 0, 0 );
renderMatrix( offsetAngle, 0, 255, 0 );
renderMatrix( -offsetAngle, 0, 0, 255 );
}
void renderMatrix( float theta, int r, int g, int b ) {
PGraphics buffer = createGraphics(width, height);
buffer.beginDraw();
buffer.smooth();
buffer.noStroke();
buffer.background(0);
float zoomWidth = width * zoom;
float zoomHeight = height * zoom;
float xLen = zoomWidth / res;
float yLen = zoomHeight / ( res * rt3/2 );
float diag = sqrt( zoomWidth * zoomWidth + zoomHeight * zoomHeight ) / res;
float size;
float x1, y1, x2, y2;
float hueValue;
// center values
float xc = zoomWidth / 2;
float yc = zoomHeight / 2;
for (int i = floor((xLen-diag)/2); i<diag; i++){
for (int j = floor((yLen-diag * rt3)/2); j<diag*rt3; j++){
x1 = ( i + (j%2)*0.5 + 0.25 ) * res;
y1 = ( j * (rt3/2) + 0.5 ) * res;
// shift to center
x1 -= xc;
y1 -= yc;
// rotate grid
x2 = x1 * cos(theta) - y1 * sin(theta) + xc;
y2 = x1 * sin(theta) + y1 * cos(theta) + yc;
// get color of pixel
color pixel = flatImg.get( floor(x2 / zoom), floor(y2 / zoom) );
// red
size = 0;
if ( r == 255 ) {
hueValue = red(pixel);
} else if ( g == 255 ) {
hueValue = green(pixel);
} else {
hueValue = blue(pixel);
}
size = hueValue / 255;
if ( !isAdditive ) {
size = 1 - size;
}
size *= radius;
buffer.fill( r, g, b );
buffer.ellipse( x2, y2, size, size );
}
}
buffer.endDraw();
if ( isAdditive ) {
blend( buffer, 0, 0, width, height, 0, 0, width, height, ADD);
} else {
blend( buffer, 0, 0, width, height, 0, 0, width, height, SUBTRACT);
}
}
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@rafaelrinaldi rafaelrinaldi commented Sep 12, 2011

Whoa, that's really cool effect!

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