PyNE Jan 2015 - Drawing with code: from interactive graphics to generative art


location Campus North | 6 PM-8:30 PM Wednesday 14 January 2015 (GMT)

Drawing with code: from interactive graphics to generative art

This month Paweł Widera will show us how to turn our computers into an artist.

Starting from the basic concepts Paweł will teach you how to make pretty graphics with code. With a few lines of code you will draw complex shapes, play with colours and even interact with the drawing using mouse or keyboard. When you familiar with the basics, we will generate some cool art with image composition and agent-based procedural animation.

To fully participate, please bring in your own laptop. There would be many example programs to run and a related dojo style challenge at the end! If you are a Python beginner, don't worry, you will be fine most of the time and we will be happy to help you if you stuck :)

If you want to get ahead of the game you an install the requirements: http://pyglet.org/download.html

and install pyprocessing via pip:

 pip install pyprocessing

Pizza will be courtesy of our kind sponsors Sharpe Recruitment (@sharperecruit) and Pebble (@mypebble) - get there early to get a slice! And we once again will be hosted by the ace folks at Campus North (@campusnorthuk).

Campus North is down the hill from the Body Zone Gym and the Cornerstone Cafe on the corner of Carliol Square. Please ring the doorbell, or tweet @PythonNorthEast, to get let in.

Hope to see you there and please spread the word.

The meetup requires a minimum of 15 signed up to proceed.

Location

Campus North

5 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1, United Kingdom

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