Form Constant is software tool designed to reproduce visual elements of the psychedelic experience.

The video simulates the phenomenon of texture breathing, a distinctive and beautiful effect where colours and patterns appear to spontaneously dilate, contract and ripple. The effect is produced by computing the vector derivative of a source photo then applying iterative advection along the resulting axes. A secondary scalar field controls and strength and magnitude of advection and allows a range of interesting effects including pulsing, waving and breathing.

The effect is quite subtle so for best results go full-screen and make sure HD is switched on.

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