Creating JOY

All of JOYWORLD is sculpted by hand in Virtual Reality by JOY

Imagine sculpting and painting an idea out of thin air. With a VR headset, two controllers and a powerful PC, JOY immersively creates sculptures and worlds to bring to life. Discover immersive creativity in this time of immersive computing and explore JOYs creative process in virtual and augmented reality, the tools and software used, and find out how the distance between your imagination and reality is being dramatically reduced.

Current Virtual Sculpting Studio Setup

  • PC - Intel NUC 11 Enthusiast i7-1165G7
  • Headset - Oculus Quest 2 Linked to PC
  • Software - Medium by Adobe
  • Msc - Camlink for capturing VR footage to M1 Mac, GoPro for first person perspective mixed reality.
  • Mods - Merged 2 headbands together to make a hailo band for the Quest 2. Cut bottom half of facial interface off to see body and maintain more stability for longer creative sessions.

Past Equipment

  • PC - Little Yellow PC - Custom built and spray painted Mini ITX, i5 CPU, GTX 1080 T GPUi (previously RX 480)
  • Headset - HTC Vive
  • Headset - Google Daydream
  • Headset - Samsung Gear VR
  • Headset - Oculus Go
  • Headset - Rift
  • Headset - Rift S
  • Msc - Green Screen, Vive Trackers, Leap Motion Hand Tracker

Immersive Creativity with JOY: Discovering Adobe's AR and VR Tools


JOY Team

In 2021 JOY began to build a team of artists and elite nerds to build the real happy verse. Some major contributors building JOYWORLD so far have been:

Big thank you to everyone who has helped in the past and those working now to deliver this incredible art experience. JOY appreciates you!