Day One of Thirty-Five

After the long Easter weekend and another day off ahead of me, I was feeling rather at peace this morning and so for day one of my challenge I channelled the beautiful skies outside my window.

I'd been feeling the pressure of doing something "good" from the start, so I started developing the code a couple of days ago. I combined a couple of common generative art techniques which I've experimented with before - circle packing and flow fields - using points around the circles as launch point for flow lines. I didn't really have a sense of what I wanted to achieve but enjoyed tweaking various parameters to get quite varied results.

I took things in a different direction today, making use of much longer, semi-transparent white lines over a blue background and warping the circles so that they blend into the overall shape. The result feels like a cohesive whole with a satisfying sense of movement.

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