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Saturday, September 12 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Workshop: Sketching Worlds in 360

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Bring worlds of your imagination to life by sketching them out on 360 spherical panoramas! Use a digital or analog workflows to explore drawing on a equirectangular grid. Participants will visit each other's immersive images through standard web apps or VR devices (including cardboard).

This workshop will start your journey in learning how to create 360 degree panoramic sketches using whatever drawing medium that you like.
Plan on having whatever option you chose ready to use at the start of the workshop.

Workshop Options:

  1. Paper Equirectangular Grid + digital camera or your mobile phone
  2. Any drawing app that supports layers (like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Fresco, Paint.net, ProCreate, etc)
  3. The Sketch 360 app that I built
We will cover:
  • Understanding the equirectangular projection
  • Metadata workflow
  • Viewing & sharing sketches
  • 360 sketch videos
  • We will have ample time to construct and iterate on our 360 sketches with a hands-on (via Zoom desktop sharing) workshop

360 sketching is useful for a variety of people
  • Architects
  • VR designers
  • Urban sketchers
  • 3D game designers
  • 360 video storyboard artists
  • Illustrators and artists

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Michael Scherotter

Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Corp.
I am a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft working with media and entertainment companies. Educated as an architect, I've made my career in software development where I have a passion for combining technologies in creative ways. I have been an avid urban sketcher for thirty years... Read More →

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CODAME sparks visionaries at their playful workshops and inclusive ART+TECH Festival, running since 2010. These inspiring experiences highlight the creativity in all aspects of life. To support artists CODAME offers artwork for sale and provides potent art programming to (remote... Read More →

Saturday September 12, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm PDT