> katie allen wrote: > > > I was talking to an artist who uses computer programs to create > > artworks, he said that the real 'cutting edge' computer artists are the > > one's that program the computer to do the artwork rather than the ones > > who just use the ready made tools on the readymade program. What do you > > think of this?
Michael Keller wrote:
> That may have been true ten years ago, but that was also when "computer art" > looked like it was made on the computer. Sort of like the early days of the > synthesizer. Now it's more valuable if the art looks like it's done by a > human.
Henry chimes in:
Hmmmmmmm. And I just spent the past few nights with a new genetic
algorithm paint program. Last night I churned out 1700+ images "breeding"
landscapes... desertscapes, seascapes and sunsets... out of a program
designed more for abstracts.