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Every artist has their tools - paint, pens, canvases, or film - that they use on a daily basis. Have you ever wondered what a generative artist's box of tools looks like? What algorithms do we use? How do we deal with color? How do we make code-generated artwork appear natural?
In this talk, we will reach our hands into the toolkit of a generative artist together and discuss what we find inside. We'll touch on a variety of simple techniques that you can utilize and combine to produce interesting works of art, today!
Benjamin Kovach is a generative artist and functional programmer from Athens, GA. He writes Haskell code for Freckle Education by day, and writes code that generates artwork by night.