# Questions tagged [generative-art]

The visual art or other aesthetic results generated by Mathematica.

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### How to add doodles and sketches in a mandala

i discovered mathematica yesterday; and i've been playing with RandomMandala since. i also saw this question; and i really liked the second answer; but i like the ...
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### How to create a mosaic from characters or small images?

I want to create a piece of art similar to the following two images of Grace Hopper and Bill Gates: I know how to create a word cloud and want to extend this knowledge to make something similar to ...
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### How to create a Lichtenberg Figure?

I want to create a simulated Lichtenberg figure in a manner similar to this image: What is a good method to generate Lichtenberg figures? There is a very helpful post on Wolfram Community about ...
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### Animated ContourPlot Color Rescaling

My goal is to create a smooth animation of a changing ContourPlot. Unfortunately, the colors specified in ContourShading seem to bounce around during the animation. Below is an example of what I'm ...
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### How could this image be reproduced with MMA?

It is assumed that this image was obtained by computer-graphics, any idea to reproduce it, as I show it, thank you very much in advance.
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### Art on Mathematica: How can I export 4K resolution png images?

This question is solely based upon $[1]$ and therefore, the reading of $[1]$ could be interesting. How can I export the image created, by the code in the following, with high definition, beautiful, 4K ...
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### Code for a color bucket fill (seed fill) of a bounded irregular area?

In images like the one shown here, I would like to be able to pick an x,y coordinate and fill the bounded interior with a specified color. That functionality is well known in PhotoShop and GIMP, but ...
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### Art on mathematica with filled circles and straight paths: how can I reproduce minimalist suns?

I would like to know: how can I construct minimalist images like this one?
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### Any ideas for producing doodles?

I have been having fun with: ...
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### PlotStyle like ocean waves?

I wonder how one can manipulate options like PlotStyle, Lighting, and Specularity to make ...
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### How can I handle graphics or artworks with millions of points?

As a hobby, I am trying to use Mathematica and Wolfram Language as a tool for making generative artworks. Generative art techniques may require drawing millions of points, lines, or curves. For ...
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### How to create a smooth black and white texture without jaggies?

The following code creates a random black and white texture with ugly jaggies (pixelized "stairs") all around the shapes, because of the Binarize command. ...
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### Looking for a notebook with the "glowing gasket" [closed]

I look for an implementation of the "glowing gasket" as described in the book "Indra's Pearls" in Mathematica. Here is a typical image: I did a look at Wolfram Demonstrations and ...
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### Randomly oscillating surface is not working well

I'm trying to built some random moving surface from a plane perturbed with random oscillators, and my current code isn't doing what I need yet, as seen from the ...
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### How to insert variable height in this random bumps function?

I'm trying to insert a "time" variable that control the height of the random smooth bumps, but I'm yet unable to do it right, as shown with the code below: ...
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### How to define a smooth function of random bumps in a plane?

I would like to define a simple function that gives random smooth bumps in a plane, a bit like the clumsy picture below, but it should be continuous: ...
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### How to draw borders around tiles of the same color?

I'm having difficulties with a project to show random tiles with a few random colors. Here's the code that I need to modify: ...
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### How to draw random colorfull domains in a plane?

I'm trying to produce some graphics like the one shown below, with a few adjustable parameters to change the number and size of cells. The cells positions, sizes and colors should all be random (size ...
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### Realistic and stylistic Image and Video corruption effects

I'd like to produce a video that looks 'corrupted' in some way, ideally like the sorts of MPEG corruptions you see occasionally. See this for examples: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-bz21deEeY At ...
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### What is Westworld's Rehoboam Thinking? How to generate its graphical interface?

Westworld season 3 is another science fiction show containing a circular motif.The supercomputer Rehoboam predicts and controls human behaviour, and is shown physically as a large sphere. The ...
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### How to generate this simulation of rotating circles in 3D?

I saw this beautiful, hypnotic set of concentric circles rotating in 3D around the origin. I thought I could produce the same on Mathematica, but terribly failed. So far this is what I tried: ...
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### How to generate a Coronavirus 3D geometric model?

How to generate a Coronavirus 3D geometric model like this one: https://urbanmilwaukee.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/1024px3D_medical_animation_coronavirus_structure-1024x576.jpg Or this one: ...
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### Making cool animations of an accretion disk/planetary disk

I am trying to make an animation of an accretion disk or a planetary disk. For example, a cool disk showing below (created by NAHKS TR'EHNL): or in this link Here is what I have tried so far: step1：...
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### Text flow into user-defined outline

I'd like to flow text into a region defined by a curve, such as: ...
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### Rotating squares animation

Reference link: https://www.geogebra.org/m/RHYH3UQ8 , https://www.geogebra.org/m/xkzsqcyx , https://www.netpad.net.cn/svg.html#posts/55789 I want to generate an rotating squares animation like this, ...
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### Create a Miura origami pattern?

I want to solve the below code to create an origami pattern ...
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### Generate and graph the Recamán Sequence

I was surprised to see that we don't have any posts that mention the Recamán Sequence, so I figured I should post it as a challenge. By definition, $a_0=0$ and $a_n=a_{n-1}-n$ if the r.h.s. is ...
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### Geometric inspiration behind Hal(irutan)'s Wolf(ram Language Logo)

Our good friend hal made a logo for WL as part of a Community Ad: The logo itself is much nicer than the bland Wolfram wolf, of course, but one has to wonder: what's the geometrical inspiration ...
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### How to Make a Beautiful Stacked 3D Plot

I am looking to make a plot where: Plot is composed of a group of 2D plots, stacked in 3D. The height of the line is indicated by the color. The mean of the wave of each plot is indicated by a dashed ...
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### Can Mathematica be used to create an Artistic 3D extrusion from a 2D image and wrap a line pattern around it?

So here's somewhat of the general goal first: Here's an example of image-based line patterns Here is an example of an artists work in creating imagery using only lines bent as though distorted by an ...
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### Reproducing the XKCD "Consensus New Year" plot

This xkcd strip for December 31, 2018 had the following plot: How may I use CountryData with DateListPlot (or other related ...
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### How to make a spiroglyphic?

Some (older) members of this group might remember playing vinyl LP records. Recently, at the Abbey Road studio there was a spiroglyphics coloring book for sale. It looks like a nice programming ...
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### Unknown (Graphics) Pleasure

I want to make a program that produces images like this one What I have tried... ...
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### Converting Image to full-length lines

I want to write a program in Mathematica that takes an image and converts it into a drawing made completely of straight full-length lines. The program should check all the lines of the image, then ...
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### How to achieve this fractal image transformation?

The app MirrorLab on Android has a very interesting Julia Effect, and I'd like to recreate this effect in Mathematica. Here are some examples of input images and their outputs: ...
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### How to visualize the Cremona method for cardioid generation

I saw this on Twitter and found the cardioid drawing quite satisfying. I don't know much mathematical background, and was wondering if I can draw this using Mathematica. And this one apparently take \$...
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### Plotting the Layers of Earth

I want to generate a picture like below with Mathematica. I mean exactly the same thing, except maybe the map depicted on the outer layer. But I don't know where to start from! I would appreciate it ...
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### Improve inverted 3D Truchet tiling? [closed]

Here is a 3D inverted Truchet tiling, p is "radius of the tubes", n is "volume". ...
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### How can I draw such faceted triangle patterns?

Is it possible to create such patterns with Mathematica? See design.SE for details on how to do that with Photoshop and http://matthew.wagerfield.com/flat-surface-shader/ for animated version. ...
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### Generating music notes on the fly, that play over one another

I'm attempting to use Mathematica to generate music on the fly. I know that I can take a list of notes (which have lengths associated with them) and create a sound object, and play that sound object. ...
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### Drawing Clifford Attractors in Mathematica

I came upon the "Clifford Attractor" today, which are equations of the form: $$x_{n+1}=\sin(a\ y_n) + c \cos(x_n)$$ $$y_{n+1}=\sin(b\ x_n) + d \cos(y_n)$$ They create some incredible images by ...
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### How to create a faded image using an existing image file

The question is simple: How can I take an image of a perfect stamp (load an image file) such as and make it look old, worn, and faded, with missing arbitrary small bits, like the following stamp ...
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### Creating a custom e-seal

Well, the question is obvious: how can I create the following e-seal (with the rotated wrapped text, inserted image etc) with Mathematica? The central image is the following So, the following ...
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### Implementing a planetary terrain generation algorithm

From this (now deleted) question I found this site where the author discusses a simple technique for random terrain generation on a sphere. The method discussed is as follows: start with a ...
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### Create a nonlinear mapping that simulates ripples in an image [closed]

Assume an image is viewed through a horizontal layer of water, and we want to use nonlinear mapping to simulate the ripples in such an image.
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### How to ImageRestyle high-res images?

I’m running v12 now and ImageRestyle[] crashes for me on an image of size 1600 x 1200 pixels. All the examples in the documentation use images around 500 x 500 or ...
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### Color gradient varying in a path

The code below is to create something like a logo. I want to apply a color gradient over the polygons of the pattern, but they vary along the path. The image that I want to approach is this: ...
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### Change of pattern in certain position

I want to create an image that contains a pattern similar to an inclined rectangle. The features are as follows: 1. I want to control the angle of inclination, height and thickness: ...
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