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    A generative illustration project using a custom drawing algorithm in Processing, to recreate well known classic US presidential Portraits. The … Read More
    A generative illustration project using a custom drawing algorithm in Processing, to recreate well known classic US presidential Portraits. The algorithm, as you draw, creates a series of triangles based on a regularly sampled mouse position. Color is sampled and averaged from the underlying image. Images are output as PDF from Processing and imported and artworked in Illustrator as A3 posters. Read Less
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George Washington generative portrait, produced with custom algorithm in Processing
John Adams generative portrait, produced with custom algorithm in Processing
James K Polk generative portrait, produced with custom algorithm in Processing.
Martin Van Buren generative portrait, produced with custom algorithm in Processing
Thomas Jefferson generative portrait, produced with custom algorithm in Processing
A web application version of this project is now online for you to play & experiment with... enjoy!

Dead Presidents Generative Portraiture App : Built with @ProcessingOrg and @Processingjs :
http://www.brondbjerg.co.uk/demos/labs/generative-portraits/
 
Tutorial Now Online
 
I've just blogged about the whole process behind this project here:
http://www.brondbjerg.co.uk/blog/2014/02/generative-portraits-with-processing-js/
 
Hope you all find it useful in some way!
 
A3 Prints Available
 
You can now pickup some A3 prints of the Dead Presidents at our shop: http://brondbjerg.bigcartel.com/