Joshua Davis WriteUp & info

Joshua Davis (born 1971) is an artist in new media: specifically he developed HYPE.js with Branden Hall. Especially he is good at integrating his work with old traditional patterns from other countries.

One of the latest tweet, he mentions that “after enjoying creating full blown classes on skillshare and gumroad… I’ve shifted to smaller more digestible ideas on / I plan on diving into more in-depth/practical behaviors of using creative coding in your daily creative workflow.”

He writes that “Joshua Davis is a designer, technologist, author & artist using creative coding. Since 1995 I’ve used hardware and software to create algorithmic image making & animation.”at his site,

234 Jefferson Ave
Mineola, New York 11501
e : studio @
t : 1.516.417.3111

Twitter @JoshuaDavis

Joshua Davis Studios

Joshua Davis Behance



Generative Art History

For a long time, I pin up the Desmond Paul Henry’s graphic art on my wall.

At that time, I did not know who, but I guessed that it was traced by a machine that was controlled by a software.

I did not know the author nor the process how this was created.

I liked this accurate curvelinear motion of the pen created organic form.

Desmond Paul Henry (1921–2004) used the machine below(

Some Thought on Generative Art by Anders Hoff

Casey Reas explains computer generated art by Frieder Nake (b.1938).

The “3N” computer pioneers:

George Nees (b. 1926-2016) German, who was a pioneer of computer art and generative graphics.

Frieder Nake (b. 1938) German Mathematician/Computer scientist, and

A. Michael Noll (b.1939) American Engineer.

Fieder Nake presentation at Eyeo-2014 refers to Lilian Schwartz.

What is Eyeo? Festival Videos.





Went back all the postings

Here are two web books to scan and tryout:

Fundamentals of Web Programming has two sections:
Part I : Client Side Programming, and
Part II: Server Side Programming.

How to think like a computer scientists 😉

Recreating Vintage Computer Art with Processing” Youtube video by Alexander Miller.

p5js Best Resources:
Make: Getting Started with P5.js : Making interactive JavaScript and Processing by Lauren McCarthy, Casey Reas, & Ben Fry
Daniel Shiffman Youtubes – such as Coding Train
Creating Star Field with p5js – by Daniel Shiffman

Things to learn in future: how to export processing art into mp4 like motion graphics. Then work it with AfterEffects to edit with other motion graphics.

How did I corrupted
I have a working to blogART299 notes.

There, I worked on the and its customization. Learned a bit of using categories to select the specific category postings to be shown on a page. Down loaded version of wordpress download to site has more options to change web pages.

I created for my portfolio using WordPress.

I plan to go back to Joshua Davis:
HYPE library video by Davis
and ‘As Above’
and Realtime Audio Reactive Video-using audio imput,
and Yeasayer-O.N.E.
and Sveta Olga 004