Making art with Javascript
Hi! My name is Matthew Whittemore
I work at Mapbox and tweet as mcwhittemore
Advisory Warning I don't really know anything about art I'm not sure I know anything about computer science
I grew up looking at a print of this painting
My wife likes this guys pictures
So I downloaded a bunch of images by benjamin hole https://www.instagram.com/benjaminhole/
and wrote some code - https://github.com/mcwhittemore/cubism/blob/master/works/one/eight-blue/index.js
and made this
Image Methods Since then I've been trying out a bunch of ways to make art by mashing up instagrams
Average
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Difference
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Combining sections of pictures
block merge
block merge
Combining a path way
path merge
path merge
Limiting the color palette
less color
less color
less color
Clustering like sections of the image
clustering
This takes a lot of images
2000+ images
8000+ images
Lets see how this is made
Pick starter
find like imgs
match up
slice up
cluster
build
This makes a bunch of images / the one I'm showing is just my favorite
Questions?
Thanks for listening!