Making a Small Maple and Walnut Wood Box

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My wife recently had a significant birthday and I wanted to make her something special. I had a piece of maple with a lot of character and decided to make a small box for her birthday. The maple was heartwood with a deeper color than you’d typically associate with maple and I added some contrast […]

Generative Art

Cubic Disarray in p5.js

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Cubic Disarray p5.js

George Nees was an early adopter of generative art and design.  Cubic Disarray is one of his better known works (per the Google).  It’s also a simple, yet satisfying, p5.js project.  This post walks through creating the basic version of Cubic Disarray, adds color, and shows a printed version of the image. The Basics: At […]

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Boost Your Creativity With a Daily Habit

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“Share something small everyday.” -Austin Kleon, Show Your Work I’ve been wanting to stoke my creativity for a while.  Frankly, it started long before I said that I’m becoming an artist . . . whatever the hell that is . . . but I didn’t do anything about it for a long time. One day […]