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Genuary 2024

January 01, 2024

I challenged myself to complete all the prompts for Genuary 2024 (Generative Art January).

Mathematical Artwork in Python - Second Edition

November 05, 2023

A revision to my e-book, Mathematical Artwork in Python, has been released! This edition updated the book and its code to ensure full compatibility with the latest Python version and remain working well under future versions too.

Vector Field Images

September 24, 2023

Vector fields are found in many apsects of physics, but they also form the basis of some great math art.

How do fonts work?

April 10, 2022

Have you ever wondered how your computer can make your text whatever size you want, and still have nice smooth letters? The trick, of course, involves math and algorithms, but it is drawing of shapes that we interpret as letters and numbers instead of the fractal art I usually write about.

How much control do you have in making these fractals?

February 20, 2022

I am often asked how much control I have over my fractal images. If the images are based on algorithms, can you really make it do what you want?

You've heard of the Golden Ratio, but what about the Silver Ratio?

February 13, 2022

Study art, architecture, or design for very long and you’ll run into the Golden Ratio. It is said to have aesthetically-pleasing properties, and is known to be used as long ago as ancient Rome and Greece in the design of buildings. The Golden Ratio has value φ = (1 + √5)/2, but where does that come from?

Liquid Splash Photography

July 13, 2014

High-speed flash photography of liquid splashes. Assisted by Raspberry Pi controller.