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Computer Artwork

Computer Artwork

Computer Artwork

(OP)
This is some artwork I did about 40 years back... just extracted from 5-1/4" diskettes. I wrote a spline curve program and drew the picture using a set of X data points. I used to program in 6 or 8 different languages, back then...

Rather than think climate change and the corona virus as science, think of it as the wrath of God. Feel any better?

-Dik

RE: Computer Artwork

Another fun thing to do, and while it has nothing to do with the creative abilities of the 'artist', using a CAD system, create a series of multiple offsets of some basic 2D curves. Now for lines or arcs, the offset curves are also lines or arcs, however, for most other curves, this is not true. For example, the offset of an ellipse is NOT an ellipse. Now a small offset will look like an ellipse but if you keep adding additional offsets it degenerates pretty quickly and often in very unexpected fashions. The same for other conics, like a parabola or a hyperbola. And of course with a spline, really interesting results can be achieved depending on the minimum radii and such.

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RE: Computer Artwork

(OP)
Neat... how'd you do that?

Rather than think climate change and the corona virus as science, think of it as the wrath of God. Feel any better?

-Dik

RE: Computer Artwork

Crystal ball.

A black swan to a turkey is a white swan to the butcher ... and to Boeing.

RE: Computer Artwork

Your Reclining Lady reminds me of something I seen before, have yet not remembered what... ponder
Maybe it was one of those early Windows screensavers...

“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.“
Albert Einstein

RE: Computer Artwork

(OP)
was original... not a copy of anything... even on a 80286, you couild see the curves being drawn from the array of points.

Rather than think climate change and the corona virus as science, think of it as the wrath of God. Feel any better?

-Dik

RE: Computer Artwork

Yes, but even a original can make you associate with something else. smile

“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.“
Albert Einstein

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