To distill one from many. And then to build back up into a chorus of independent forms.
It looks simple. It looks easy. But it takes painstaking patience to collect the point data, patch and convert the points into a complete cloud, dissect the data into individual tree files, convert those individual tree files to formats that are usable in other programs, import those new tree files, apply animation, render, compose, and finally post.
Here’s an article about how tree witnessed the surrounding environments change. There are some nice images documented the tree rings.
If Trees Could Talk
Removed from its community of trees, from the representational perfection of the allee, the oaks begin to emerge as the compromised, asymmetrical, imperfect beings that the always, already have been.
Another kind of attention. Here, a hand drawn canopy projection. Centers de-centered. Measured symmetries. Hyphenated deviations. A crack in the sky.
What kind of embrace? A becoming landscape that bears witness to time. When will it be time to let go?
From 3D to 2D perception – by using Recap 360, we successfully extracted the laser scan data to a point cloud plan, showing these pin oak trees and their surrounding context on campus.