The mouse is an excellent input device for interactive work, and most computers will have one. This tutorial will use a three-button mouse as the example device, although you can use a single-button mouse or the trackpad on your laptop instead.
Play the video titled “Introduction to Particles.”
The first thing you’ll do is create a simple Particle System that reacts to the mouse:
1. Create a new composition, and add a Clear patch and a Particle System patch.
2. Add an Image with String patch, and connect its Image output to the Image input of the Particle System ...