Image Vectors – ConvolutionFilter Fun
As a ActionScript Developer, I was aware that there was a ConvolutionFilter in flash, but I pretty much ignored it because it didn’t seem very useful. But a couple of days ago I was playing with the nice ConvolutionFilter explorer by Sakri and I noticed it can expose some interesting info about a bitmap.
I managed to extract some sort of direction vectors for the pixels:
Source code (with spaghetti example below): [download#14#nohits]
It still is quite useless at this point, but with that vector info you can create some pretty cool effects. For example, something similar like the Quasimado Spaghetti Incident pictures: (Click on the image to see the drawing in action)