Art from Code

Art From Code: Sing Me to Sleep

I have, for as long as I can remember, always had a very interesting relationship with sleep. Whether it be struggling to fall, failing to do it at all, or getting too much of it, sleep–and all that accompanies it–…

Art From Code: Right Down the Middle!

by Nina Brown As soon as I discovered the concept of a conference project the first thing that came to my mind was designing some sort of video game. As my familiarity with coding increased and my ability to bring…

Art From Code: Early Experiments

by Nina Brown Through the course of this class learning coding and computer generated art I have explored many different elements of art with the multitude of pieces I’ve created. My favorite elements of the art projects I created during…

Art From Code: Molnar Gradualism and Repetition

When working on creating patterns using repetition, I did not have a particular vision of how my end result should look. Rather, I played around with color palette, shapes, placement, size, and other key elements of a composition. Even changing…

Art From Code: Molnar

Creating patterns through repetition was definitely an interesting experience for me. Honestly, at first, I wasn’t really understanding the appeal of gradualism. But as I began working to create my own set of patterns, I found it extremely interesting to…

Art from Code: A Walk through the Woodway

Imagine you are on your way to see a revolutionary show. You are not quite sure what exactly will happen or who will be there but you are certain that a quality experience is destined to occur. You arrive at…

Art From Code: The Way Home

My conference project is titled “The Way Home”. I intentionally did not want to just title it “Home”, even though it might seem like the end where the character arrives home is the most important part. To me, the process…

Art From Code: Adventures with Holger Lippmann

Classically trained as a painter and sculpture, Holger Lippmann became enthralled with generative art, and it soon became indispensable to him. In 2007 he “started seriously working with processing.” It had opened him up to a whole new world.  Now,…

Art From Code: Oil and Lavender

For my conference project, I wanted to explore the feeling of being in a car during a long road trip. This concept may seem simple enough, yet through the creation of this project I discovered how complex the idea became. …

Art from Code: My Life in Quarantine: A Graphic Novel

For my conference project, I wanted to create an interactive comic book based on the manga I brought with me to college. At first, I wasn’t sure what I wanted my comic book to be about. I had the opportunity…

Art From Code: Jumping Johnny

When the conference project was first assigned, I knew I wanted to create some form of a side scrolling game. As I began to work on this project, I was fortunate enough to find a drawing program that I could…

Art From Code: Collage

When a collage was assigned to our class, I remember being very excited to create something abstract with deep meaning. This past summer, I enrolled in an art class offered by the college called Material Abstractions. Throughout the class, we…

Art From Code: Early Experiments

When we were first given the prompt for this project, I knew I wanted to create some alien/insect like figure. I wasn’t too sure how I was going to create it, but I ended up just getting started anyways. My…

Heart Space: 2D Meets 3D

Covid-19 had drastically altered the presence of visual and studios arts. For one, it’s in the name: visual and studio arts. It’s meant to be seen by eyes, heard by ears, experienced by bodies, and even sometimes felt by fingers….

Art From Code: Molnar’s Gradualism and the Quest for Mathematical Beauty

I am not very good at math. Some would say that I am, in fact, a menace when it comes to anything more than simple addition. However, I am constantly fascinated by the way math and art combine in code,…

Art from Code: Molnar and Repetition

My previous article (Art from Code: Time, Space, and Spacetime), analyzed the heavily debated question: is computational art really art? If we dig deeper into the debate between computer generated art and conventional art, we’ll find the more nuanced argument…

Art From Code: A Response to Vera Molnar

After reading about Vera Molnar’s art making process of starting with a base code and then altering one aspect of the code (a variation of one parameter), I have come to view repetition in a new way. I’m realizing that…

Art From Code: Understanding the works of Vera Molnar

Working in the realm of computer designed art using coding opens your eyes to a new world of possibilities because any idea you form can be presented digitally with a few clicks of a button. Anything your creative mind desires…

Art From Code: A Response to Vera Molnar

Repetition can be tedious, like when you’re working at a desk every day. It feels like you’re doing the same thing over and over. However, repetition can become something great, like when you go for a walk every morning. From…

Art from Code: Molnar Gradualism

The repetition of each loop I created are not dull and monotonous purely because they are repetitive in their nature. Instead, they are creative and lend themselves to meaning with each repetition. They grow and build off each other to…