Generative art ideas and source code.      By zenbullets.
Source Code

Of the original 100 Processing works approximately 90% of them have a “source code” link, allowing you to see the logic behind what you are looking at. You can take any of these ideas and experiment with them just by downloading Processing and copy/pasting the source into a script window.

All the code is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 License (Attribution – NonCommerical – ShareAlike) which basically means you are free to use it as long as you:
1. give http://www.zenbullets.com a credit
2. don’t use it for commercial gain
3. share anything created with it in the same way I have

If you do something cool with any of these scripts, I’d love to hear about it.


4 Responses to “Source Code”
  • Interactive Generative Art | circlecube Says:

    […] of unmentioned flash heros), but not just because they could/can do what they do, but because they selflessly (open source-ly) taught me how to do some of it. The magic of creating something so engaging, responsive, animated, unique, […]

  • ilias Says:

    Awesome! I started using Processing and I have to tell you that your book and your sketches are a source of real inspiration! Thank you ever so much for sharing your work! A big thank you and a big bravo! I will definitely come back to check your site and I subscribed via email. I have to go now, so I can check out your vimeo!!! thanks again!

  • E. Heartfelt Says:

    Hi Matt,

    I’m a big fan of your work, and spent 40$ on your book from Amazon.
    Now, how do I download the source code?

    Heartfelt ;)

  • zenbullets Says:

    Hi HF.

    Is it the source code for the book you’re after, or the sketches on this site?

    The book source code is available from here: http://www.manning.com/pearson/GenArt_source_code.zip.
    The each of the “abandoned artworks” is usually linked immediately below the sketch.


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