Grass Type received an honorable mention for the 2008 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. [ADAA pdf]
Grass Type was built with Tim Stutts
A basic Rhinoscript to rotate surfaces to align their normal to a point.
Grass Type is a virtual grass mat. Mouse movements send waves of wind across the grass, erasing the imprinted text which then slowly reappears over time as the wind dies down. (developed with Tim Stutts)
grasstextapp.zip GrassTypeAdobe.app.zip (for Macs written in C and openGL).
A small step towards realistic grass in openGL and C. Grass responds to “petting” via mouse control.
I’m working on an interactive grass mat with Tim Stutts. Using the subtleties in the grass movements, we can imprint text or figures into realistically rendered grass, projected from above. Here’s my first step. . .
Updated Here: Grass Type