Creative drawing tool/instrument building with P5.js

Time: Saturday, February 29 ⋅ 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Location: Computer Science Instructional Lab 1

Yuzhu Chai

Workshop Description:

A tool is something that helps the users. But what is a creative tool? It is an instrument that not only helps users but also inspires them to make. In this workshop, you will learn the basics in making a drawing tool with P5js, discuss how to build and manage a community around the tool. But more importantly, you will brainstorm, do hands-on activities, and design your own unique instruments for drawing, or anything you want it to do.

Attendees are expected to bring:

  • laptop

Presenter's Bio

Yuzhu Chai is a creative coder, writer, and artist. She explores the versatility of language and text via painting, book-making, and computation. She is interested in the materiality of text, exploration of (virtual) spaces, and interactivity in storytelling.

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