FITC Toronto 2019

2019-04-29 00:00:00 2019-05-02 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2019 FITC Toronto is a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web development, media and innovation in creative technologies. Toronto FITC EST Toronto


Note: This full-day workshop is on Sunday April 28 between 10 and 5pm and requires a WORKS or WORKSHOP ONLY ticket

Matt DesLauriers, an artist and freelance creative coder, will guide students through the vast landscape of creative coding on the web. During a full-day workshop, learn how to develop generative Giclée prints with JavaScript, export seamless GIF and MP4 loops, and build interactive web experiences. Aspiring game developers, media artists, graphics programmers, and AR/VR coders will all find something to take away from this session.


Learn to make art with code

Target Audience

Designed for those interested in media arts, motion graphics, interactive games, rich media, AR/VR, and real-time graphics.

Assumed Audience Knowledge

The audience should know JavaScript & ES6 syntax, understand basic DOM and front-end, and know how to use Node.js & npm for third-party modules.

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. How to use math to create 2D and 3D code art
  2. How to begin ‘sketching’ with code to create artworks and creative projects
  3. How to export code art to high-quality Giclée prints and other physical media
  4. How to code seamless loops and animations for social media
  5. How to find new sources of inspiration for generative artworks