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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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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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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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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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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How can I create a rectangular graphic with curved edges?

I want to make some button shaped graphics that would essentially be a rectangular shape with curved edges. In the example below I have used Polygon rather than <...
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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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Composition à la Mondrian

I would like to paint something like this or,even better, like this I have tried ...
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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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3D surface that looks like a virus

I have been recently using Mathematica for composing animations that are part of the supplementary information of my papers. I am currently trying to build an animation that involves a viral ...
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How to ask Mathematica to imitate Andy Warhol's pop-art painting?

I tried to ask Mathematica to imitate Andy Warhol, let it convert a Marilyn Monroe's portrait so that it looks like Warhol's world famous pop-art painting. However, the result shown below is far from ...
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How to get StreamPlot to draw many hundreds of streamlines?

For artistic reasons, I want to draw an extremely dense StreamPlot with something like a thousand streamlines. I tried setting ...
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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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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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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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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 a new “person curve”?

Wolfram|Alpha has a whole collection¹ of parametric curves that create images of famous people. To see them, enter WolframAlpha["person curve"] into a Mathematica ...
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Triangular mesh of random points on a sphere

My employer has a new logo (shown below). I do not have information on how this was created (as it was done by an outside company), though I'm fairly sure it was not done in any formal mathematical ...
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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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Aristic rendering of breaking waves from a Japanese panel

Any insight to model and render the breaking waves in the style of this Japanese panel? Line drawings are acceptable, but not necessary to replicate all the details like foam, but capturing the ...
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How can I draw the Olympic rings with Mathematica?

How can I draw the 5 interlocking Olympic rings with Mathematica? (SVG version) Edit Hard choice, but some pretty cool answers here. I didn't have 3D answers in mind when I posted the question, but ...
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How should I reproduce this colorful swirling gif?

Surfing on the web, I came upon this cool GIF: Does any one know how to reproduce this in Mathematica? I have some ideas myself, so I will try to answer this question as well.
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Animating moving surface of torus

I would like to try to recreate something similar to Paolo Čerić's torus animation: I have isolated the moving surface torus section from this Wolfram Demonstration by Kevin Sonnanburg: ...
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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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How to generate a picture like this?

How to generate a picture like the following (from Paolo Čerić's blog)? I'd like the surface of the manifold to randomly distort.
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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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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 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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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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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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Artistic image vectorization

The question is how can we use Mathematica to create vectorized versions of low-resolution images? The goal is to get an image suitable for quality printing at any resolution. Since "true" ...
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How to create effect like Van Gogh's stroke brush?

I need to apply Van Gogh's stroke brush effect to a random image Take the following image as an example: Thank you so much if you could help!
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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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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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How to map an image to get an illusion of 3D

I would like to distort or map a given JPEG so that it looks 3D when viewed from certain angle, as in this YouTube video. The most interesting part of the video: I usually use conformal mapping (a ...
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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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Smooth Peter de Jong attractor

Today I was playing with Peter de Jong attractor. At the bottom of the page I've linked there are beautiful examples like: My attempts are not so great: It is around 10^5 points. For more than 5*10^...
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xkcd-style Plots

I received an email to which I wanted to respond with a xkcd-style graph, but I couldn't manage it. Everything I drew looked perfect, and I don't have enough command over ...
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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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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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Generating animations of clouds with Mathematica

I'd like to generate some visually-pleasing animations of clouds, fog or smoke with Mathematica. My idea of "visually-pleasing" is along the lines of one of the images on the Wikipedia article for ...
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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 obtain an animated prism using Mathematica?

Is it possible to create a GIF animation like the one shown below, using Mathematica? UPDATE I have mainly two puzzles: How do I obtain the rendered trigonometric curves (unnecessarily animated);- ...
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How can this type of optical illusion be created in Mathematica?

I see these around the web and would like to make them in Mathematica. Combining them in an array is actually quite mesmerizing!
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How can this image (optical illusion) be created with Mathematica?

I came across this image the other day: and liked the sensation of it pulsing. I was wondering if anyone would know how to create something similar with Mathematica (without the Pink Floyd Dark Side ...