“The Immediacy of the Artist’s Mark in Shape Computation” by Martino

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    The Immediacy of the Artist's Mark in Shape Computation

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    This paper contributes to the area of computation in the production of artistic form. The author-artist describes a computational system in the form of a curvilinear, parametric shape grammar. Based on an analysis of over 3,000 entries in her traditionally hand-drawn sketchbooks, she describes the grammar that synthesizes drawings in the design language of her evolving style and serves as a tool for selfunderstanding of her artistic process.

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