I'm Lucas. I'm a Generative Artist.

That's just a fancy way of saying I write code that makes art.
That picture up above? That's made with code, and everytime it runs it'll be different.

Community Gardens is a data-driven generative art installation about food and housing insecurity within the student body at NCSU.

I wrote an algorithm that draws abstract roses. It made thousands and thousands of images.

Eighteen million pixels and a couple terrabytes of generative content can't be wrong.

Portland's newest creative space wouldn't be very creative without a 3-story tall installation.

I projected generative art onto my costume maker/wife and shot the whole thing through a glass prism

This is a collection of work that no one likes except me.

Why is the website a little different every time I refresh?

A big thing that makes generative art unique is that part of the process is not in the artist's hands. For me, that means I use random numbers a bunch in my work.

Case in point: everytime this website is loaded, it chooses a new image (below, left) and finds the most vibrant color. Then a color scheme is built using that color, shown on the right. Every visit gets a different image and a different color theme. It's always changing!

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