Coding Art, 2nd Edition

Coding Art: A Guide to Unlocking Your Creativity with the Processing Language and p5.js in Four Simple Steps, 2nd Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 350 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 2nd edition (December 2, 2023)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1484297792
  • ISBN-13: 978-1484297797

eBook Description:

Coding Art: A Guide to Unlocking Your Creativity with the Processing Language and p5.js in Four Simple Steps (Design Thinking), 2nd Edition

Finally, a book on creative programming, written directly for artists and designers! This Coding Art, 2nd Edition offers expanded and updated content incorporating the latest advancements and trends in the field of creative programming, also for creatives who want to work directly with P5.js and online. It delves deeper into the intricacies of computational art. It includes fresh case studies that explore real-world applications of coding art, inspiring readers to think beyond traditional boundaries.

Rather than following a computer science curriculum, this book is aimed at creatives who are working in the intersection of design, art, and education. Following a real-world use case of computation art, you’ll see how it relates back to the four key pillars, and addresses potential pitfalls and challenges in the creative process. All code examples are presented in a fully integrated Processing example library, making it easy for readers to get started.

What You’ll Learn

  • Review ideas and approaches from creative programming to different professional domains
  • Work with computational tools like the Processing language
  • Understand the skills needed to move from static elements to animation to interaction
  • Use interactivity as input to bring creative concepts closer to refinement and depth
  • Simplify and extend the design of aesthetics, rhythms, and smoothness with data structures
  • Leverage the diversity of art code on other platforms like the web or mobile applications
  • Understand the end-to-end process of computation art through real world use cases
  • Study best practices, common pitfalls, and challenges of the creative process

This unique and finely balanced approach between skill acquisition and development makes Coding Art, 2nd Edition the ideal reference book for both creative programming and the creative process for professors and students alike.


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