Formation - Atelier

PROCESSING pour artistes

July 7th 2020 – from 9am to 4pm
Online workshop

Trainer : Raymond Aubin
Number of participants : 10 maximum
Cost : 60$ members | 75$ non-members

Processing is a free programming system for artists. It facilitates the creation of static, animated or interactive visual and sound works. This workshop aims to learn and practice some simple Processing methods, opening the door to sometimes amazing creations. More specifically, following the workshop, the participant will have developed: * Basic knowledge of simple programming methods in Processing * Knowledge of the resources available on the Internet that can serve as references and examples * An overview of the immense possibilities of a programming system like Processing for artistic creation

  • Une connaissance de base de méthodes simples de programmation en Processing
  • Une connaissance des ressources disponibles dans Internet pouvant servir de références et d’exemples
  • Un aperçu des immenses possibilités d’un système de programmation comme Processing pour la création artistique

This training is offered in collaboration with Culture Outaouais and with the financial contribution of Emploi Québec.

Morning :
– Introduction: what is programming?
– Presentation of the structure of a “sketch” in Processing
– Definition of a working window and creation of simple shapes
– Animation of a shape in the work window

Afternoon :
– Visit of the site and presentation of its resources
– Use of random function
– Interactivity with the mouse
– Opening on multiple Processing functions

Please note: An installation clinic will be offered in preparation for the workshop. Our team will be available on Thursday, July 2 between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to offer technical support for the installation if necessary. No technical assistance with the installation of the program will be offered on the day of the training.

Raymond Aubin has presented his works regularly in individual and group exhibitions, notably at the Maison de la culture de Longueuil, at the Galerie Montcalm, at the Art Gallery of the Ottawa City Hall, at Contemporary art museum of the Laurentians and at Art-image and Espace Odyssée. He was a CALQ scholarship recipient, a finalist at the Culturiades and winner of the distinction of excellence from the Dean of Studies at UQO. He regularly participates in arts assessment committees. For the past fifteen years, he has also acted as administrator of cultural organizations. He holds a bachelor of arts and design and a doctorate in artificial intelligence.