Optical illusion: self-tangling wires (Composition by psonice)
Yep, this one is a bit of a mindf**k :) Mouse rotates it (with a trackball).
I was just experimenting a bit with my raytrace/raymarching setup. I wanted to see if I could make a 'weave' (like a basket material), in 3d. Well, I did, using just 2 spheres and some cunning.
Then I wondered, what happens if I modify it with some sin waves? Well, I wasn't quite expecting this :D It looks like a weave that re-weaves itself. Really confusing to watch.
Technical stuff: It's raymarched, using a signed distance field, with ambient occlusion + regular lighting. There's not much to see in the comp, just a shader and a single quad really. The magic happens in the shader.
Try moving the mesh around to move/rotate the camera.
Minor warning: it needs a fast GPU. An intel one definitely won't cut it (you'll be waiting for it to render each frame!) It runs 30fps or so at 640x480 here (recent imac).
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