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Questions tagged [generative-art]

The visual art or other aesthetic results generated by Mathematica.

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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 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?

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?

Running v11.2 on Ubuntu 16, ImageRestyle[] crashes for me on an image of size 1600 x 1200 pixels. All the examples in the documentation use images around 500 x ...
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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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How to change an image into Moku hanga style?

I like Moku hanga and like changing images into Moku hanga style. (Using this kind of apps.) I experimented with transforming images into Moku hanga style using the neural networks procedure that is ...
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Visualizing convolution and deconvolution layers in mathematica

I found this series of visualizations of NN layers working principle fascinating (link): Can you provide some tips how to build such animation in Mathematica?
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Generating Doyle spiral painting

I recently came across an interesting paining by Nicola Sutcliffe: This painting is actually related to Doyle spirals. From author's website: The central part of the picture shows the Doyle ...
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Filling Space with Pursuit Polygons

I want to make a program which can fill a 2D space with "pursuit polygons". The following picture will help you understand better what I mean. You can also look up "pursuit curves" or mice problem or ...
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Where is Abbott? How to make logograms from the film “Arrival”?

The film Arrival showed Wolfram Language code in action analysing alien logograms. A recent blog describes some details and mentions a live-coding video by Christopher Wolfam. See also Stephen Wolfram'...
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Code that generates a mandala

My little brother asked me to print original mandalas for coloring. I would like some idea on how to create them, but without color, so he can color them. examples
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Generate landscape by cutting a plane in 3d

Browsing this community, I have noticed that it seems that the friend Vicente and I are working on something similar, but I have seen a web page in Spanish that addresses the same algorithm, only used ...
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How to cut a plane at random points?

I hope that someone can help me understand how to perform the following algorithm in Mathematica, I am taking as reference the next page reference page in your section planar version , the problem is ...
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Make Person Curve from a Picture

I recently read this; http://blog.wolfram.com/2013/05/17/making-formulas-for-everything-from-pi-to-the-pink-panther-to-sir-isaac-newton/ In this post, newton curve is made by using the image "...
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How to wrap a crumpled paper over a surface?

My initial question was about the making of a crumpled paper. After reading this article suggested by J.M. and little more browsing (kind of random walk you do on a Saturday) I thought about expanding ...
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Draw image as a continuous-line drawing

There is code to drawing image as a continuous-line tako=Import["http://imgur.com/vJkdS4x.png"] ...
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Strategies for creating 3D text

I am interested in using Mathematica to create 3D text for printing. I stumbled upon this answer which works very well in a slightly modified form: ...
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How to make this 3D animation

How to make an animation of following gif by using Mathematica?
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Drawing picture with straight lines (Petros Vrellis's Art)

I am trying to extend Writing a word with straight lines for any picture/image. I guess the basic idea is to find a set of points in the image region and then draw random lines through them. Let's ...
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How to create and export a procedural planet texture with normal map

I would like to generate some earth-like/mars-like/giant-gas-like planets/moon/asteroid textures with normal map and specular map as 4k PNG files (4096 X 2048 pixels), to be mapped on a sphere with ...
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Visualize an irrational number

I would like to visualize an irrational number like the square root of 2 with Mathematica. I found this visualization of Pi in the internet and wonder how this ...
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Generalized Backpropagation for Neural Networks (e.g. DeepDream)

Is there currently any way to abuse NetTrain to maximize an arbitrary cost/utility -function in some hidden layer and/or even modify the input to increase neuron ...
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Obtaining a 3D animation as a drop in a liquid surface

Someone could get a similar solution like this animation? I believe the solution is useful for demonstrations in class to other users who teach Math. Spreading of a Thin Liquid Drop Under the ...
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Generate a certain colorful triangle

I want to get a colorful triangle like this: I hope to get a triangle with any number of layers. This is my current method. Actually, I'm not very content with these graph theory functions, since ...
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Reproducing the xkcd “Self-Description” comic

Trying to brush up on my programming, I wanted to see if I can reproduce at least the first two panels of the following comic in Mathematica: I have some code for trying to reproduce the first panel, ...
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How to generate image like QR code with Mathematica

How to generate such form of QR code which displays an image itself but is still scan-able?
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How to create this spikey in Mathematica?

I came across this post while messying around the StackExchange mobile. I think this thing can be easily done by Mathematica as well but I'm not an expert in geometric field. Can anyone give some ...
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How can Mathematica be used to create images like these?

Here are two examples of artistic image interpolation using just black lines: TRIANGULATION: ANGULAR CELEBRITIES DRAWN WITH A PEN Interpolation for Triangulation-represented Digital Image The ...
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Make a fractal-like dot animation

How to make an animation of following fractal-like gif by using Mathematica?
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Left Right Straight Maze

How do I generate a Left, Right and Straight ordering for a maze for something like the following? Similar to generating a left and right ordering for someone walking in real life. ...
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Writing a word with straight lines

Here is an interesting way to write a word: (it is from a poster for the International Museum Day 2006; I believe it even won an award at an international design competition) by Boris Ljubicic. I ...
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Make a beautiful Moiré effect

How do I make the following Moiré pattern? I tried: ...
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Extra Curves When Generating From Image

Using the method in this post I'm trying to generate a curve for this image: I've gone ahead and imported it and I'm using img=Binarize[img~Blur~3] to blur it a ...
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How to make this beautiful animation

How to make an animation of following gif in Mathematica? Edit: The animation shown above was created by Charlie Deck in processing. And how to make 3D analog? I tried first few steps ...
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Is it possible to draw this figure using Mathematica?

The figure is See the how-to video or a speeded-up GIF. I believe it should be possible to draw this figure programmatically using some Random function, but I'm ...
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How to make the digits of π go around in a spiral like this?

Here is a start. MapIndexed[Text[Reverse[First[RealDigits[Pi,10,252]]][[Tr@#2]],#]&, Table[{t Cos[t],t Sin[t]},{t,0,16Pi,0.2}]]//Graphics
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Reproduce image effect in Mathematica

How do I create the "dotifying" effect below in Mathematica? I have tried to use Rasterize first to get the image pixelated, but how do I get the disc/circle ...
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Creating a cloud of blocks that form I ♥ U in different viewpoints

This picture shown bellow has three shapes with different view angle (I ♥ U). How to do this type of model? A few tries: ...
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How to add a fading trail effect in Animate?

I would like to add a smooth fading effect to the end of a curve, while it is animated. Here's a minimal working example which shows a particle moving on a circle (the circle is drawn while the ...