This is from Look Around You season 1, episode 5
(“Sulphur”). Subtle shifts in the blue background really killed
compression for this image, so I ended up treating changes in color
value of less than 7 percent as no change for transparency purposes.
Slow decay, or playing around with Inkscape’s path simplification tool.
“13” was simplified as part of a text node containing all the numbers
from “01” to “13”; the other numbers were then deleted. The same goes
for “12”, “11”, and so on down to “01”, which was simplified by itself.
As more discontinuous paths are selected, the shape changes more and
more radically as the algorithm attempts to beat the entire selection
into something smooth.
So Yoshiura’s new film is getting a prologue, to be released on Nico
Nico Douga sometime this weekend. This is the trailer for that short
film Web series, which I guess makes it a preview of a preview. How
It looks like Patema’s going to take Pale
Cocoon’s endless underground aesthetic and turn up the grungy
desolation a few notches. Most of the sci-fi elements seen there and in
Time of Eve seem to be absent, though (note the utter lack
of minimalistic transparent displays). It’s just a big world waiting to
be explored through innocent eyes.
Edit: I use the phrase “endless underground aesthetic” a lot.
Edit II: <Nitya> are you
seeing this? this is moe S.T.A.L.K.E.R.
Edit III: Correction above. Here’s the Nico Nico
channel, by the way.