MSG Live Source Brush

MSG Live is a new Source option in the paint synthesizer’s Brush Source control panel. This source brush option uses the current MSG preset to generate a source brush image buffer on the fly when drawing. Any MSG preset can be used to interactively generate the source brush, which means you can use Temporal Generators…

MSG Evolve Grid Commands

There are a number of different active link user commands you can access in the Help Browser that can be used to control directed evolution of MSG presets in the Evolution Editor palette. If you have previously used the MSG Evolver application to evolve MSG presets some of these will be familiar to you. When…

MSG Coloring Strategies

This tip focuses on some simple editing strategies for generating coloring effects in abstract imagery created with MSG presets. A color MSG output image consists of 3 image Streams (R Out, G Out, B Out). RGB stands for red-green-blue.   Each image stream in a MSG preset is a monochrome image. So generating a color…

Using the MSG Advanced Editor

The MSG Advanced Editor is a special control Palette that lets you edit and build MSG presets. It provides access to all of the individual modular processors and their associated editable parameters and IO Stream connections that make up the MSG preset.  The screen snap above shows a simple 3 processor MSG preset in the…