Generative Drawing

with Samarth Gulati



Explore using code for creative expression! Learn foundational blocks and combine them in novel ways for more intricate structues. Generate organic shapes with noise and randomness. In the end, you'll render your masterpiece as a GIF for future CODAME gallery shows!



Time Schedule

  • Sunday, August 16th at 11:00am (PT) Time.Is
  • 2 hour duration



This workshop is interactive throughout, including partnered exercises in breakout sessions.

  • Introduction, concepts, and context.
  • p5Editor interface and accounts.
  • Fundamental blocks: Point, Translate, Animation, Blur, Noise, and Stroke Weight
    • Breakout: Experiment with fundamental blocks.
  • Layering blocks: Rotation, Mix with noise, Successive translation, and rotation
    • Breakout: Experiment with layering blocks.
  • Power blocks: Polar coorinates, Equations, and HSLA Color
    • Breakout: Experiment with all your powers!
  • Share creations as a group and next steps.


Skill Level

  • Open to all levels.
  • No specific background required for this workshop.


What to Bring

  • Computer and internet connection.
  • Create an account on
  • For best experience, it's recommend to have a second screen (or tablet) for the video streaming and keep your main for computer display for live coding and test your creations.



$25 suggested donation with a sliding scale. Get your ticket now.









Join us

Join us. Sponsor, Volunteer or lead a workshop.
What topics grab your curiosity to learn or teach?
Let us know through our call for workshops.

All proceeds will be split with the participating artists. 
Donations are always welcome.

💟 👾 💜 👾 💟

CODAME is a member of Intersection for the Arts
a non profit 501(c)(3) organization.

All proceeds will be split with the participating artists.

Thank you for your support for ART ♥️ TECH !!!

Code of Conduct for all attendees.