Most of what you find on this site will be an archive of my work that I have done over the last number of years.

Noisy SVGs, Dynamic Wearables, and 2024 Predictions

December 27, 2023 · 0 min · 0 words · Chris Ried

Pixels as Code, Lindenmayer Systems, and Crumpled Paper

November 30, 2023 · 0 min · 0 words · Chris Ried

Variable Fonts, Neural Graphic Primitives and Flash-backs

September 24, 2023 · 0 min · 0 words · Chris Ried

Live Coding Quilts, OpenSCAD, and the Tale of the Subpixel Zoo

August 27, 2023 · 0 min · 0 words · Chris Ried

Organic Architecture, Automation, and Poisson Flow

August 4, 2023 · 0 min · 0 words · Chris Ried

Reading Deeply, Modeling 3D Patterns and SVG Paths

Originally posted on Substack Read deeply. Stay open. Continue to wonder. -Austin Kleon Good morning friends! I want to thank you for your continued support! I want to make a few points on reading deeply and how it might relate in creative coding / generative art. We have past the apex of popularity when it comes to generative art. It will be a fascinating era of history in the future that will bring some interesting insights into understanding creativity and market forces....

July 17, 2023 · 6 min · 1144 words · Chris Ried

Early Computer Art, Word Music, and Creative PowerPoint Programming

Originally posted on Substack I had no idea how creative ambition and life balance could coexist, because achieving balance seemed to imply being content, and didn’t contentment mean you were no longer hungry"? And if you lost your hunger, didn’t you one day wake up in the suburbs helicopter parenting a couple of kids or working at a soul sucking corporate job? You stopped making art. You stopped being passionate. You stopped being you....

June 12, 2023 · 5 min · 858 words · Chris Ried

Javascript Game Engines, Very Low Frequencies, and Randomness

Originally posted on Substack #065 - Creative Coding / Generative Arts Weekly “Creativity is the art of connecting randomness, the harmony found in unexpected patterns, the beauty in the chaos. It’s our mind’s dance with the universe’s spontaneity.” - ChatGPT by the wisdom of humanity My apologies for not sending out a newsletter in the past couple of weeks. I’ve been finishing up some master’s classes, and the work has been quite intense....

May 10, 2023 · 6 min · 1107 words · Chris Ried

Fungal Architectures, R As A Game Engine, and Photoresistors

Originally posted on Substack “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” - Albert Einstein I am so floored and thankful to the 53 new subscribers and 2 paid subscribers since the last edition of the newspaper. I do try my best to bring interesting content that I’ve found interesting. Who Am I? Jasia Reichardt was born in 1933 in Warsaw, Poland. Reichardt began her career as an art critic, writing for publications such as the Times Literary Supplement, Studio International, and Art International....

April 14, 2023 · 5 min · 1054 words · Chris Ried

Spinning Flips, 3D Ceramics, and #GenArtCraft

Originally posted on Substack My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. - Maya Angelou Thank you so much to the 41 new subscribers since the last newsletter. I am always so very thankful for the support that you all show by simply subscribing. Up to… Some weeks just fly by so quickly....

March 28, 2023 · 6 min · 1246 words · Chris Ried