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  • Roots and things

    I’m still making generative drawing with p5.js (which I am calling “drawgramming”). This sketch generates random (and rather lovely) roots that have grown from a very slow snail. Try it out here…

  • More drawgramming

      I’ve made some further explorations into programming and illustration inspired by . This program (here >>> https://www.beccarose.co.uk/code/drawgramming/) uses the open library API to generate “book covers” with a number of images…

  • Bear Abouts V2

    I found out in December that we have been successful in another phased of the Bear Abouts project (yay!). This means that I have received further funding from Innovate UK for the…

  • Drawgramming

    It’s been a while since I posted anything on this blog because life has been pretty busy. But alas, my evenings are back and I can tinker away at making pointless sketches…

  • Happy Fathers Day!

    // happy fathers day pa! // thanks for helping me learn about being creative. // thanks for being silly. // thanks for teaching me that being nerdy is ok. // thanks for…

  • A new kind of punchcard

    Over the past few months I’ve been learning to use openFrameworks and I am *just* starting to like it because I hactaully made something do something. I’m playing around with having blob…

  • Creative Coding MOOC

    This week I started the Future Learn Creative Coding MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). I had attempted to do the course last year, but gave up after the first week as it…

  • All *new* bingo design

    Update: we’ve remade the Arduino Error Bingo. Doesn’t it look fab? I made a few design changes that make it easier to use and more like the Arduino IDE, and also made…

  • Arduino Error Bingo

    Just getting round to posting about this wonderful teaching aid for programming. Arduino Error Bingo makes a game out of making errors in your code. What could be more fun than that?…

  • two eyes you are

    Second assignment already and my face is smiling because I got to make gifs. Giftastic. The actual assignment was to practice GUI (graphic user interface, pronounced goo-ey as in slime). Requirements were…

  • Useful Command Prompts

    In the Java course I am taking our teacher uses the command line to program. I have started to get to grips with entering things in the command line. I have always…

  • Java Jelly Fish

    This month I enrolled in a “Fundamentals to Programming Java” class for the semester. Of course I still think Processing is A-mazing and don’t want to stop learning how to use it,…

  • Student Projects

    The last 5 months have been incredibly busy for me. I have been teaching electronics and design at a high school in San Francisco. The last few weeks of the electronics class…

  • Knitting Program: bitKNIT

    Almost 10 months ago to the day I started a blog called “Processing Processing”. I started it to document the process of learning the visual programming language, Processing. My first post, published…

  • Knitting Program V1

    There has been a short hiatus in my processing development. But lordy-lordy am I a happy programmer right now! Oh joy of joys. I have been making a program for generating stranded…

  • Making lights blink with Pa

    This weekend my dad came to visit.* Apart from doing very nice things, like a cycle ride across a big red bridge, we had fun playing with electronics. It went something a…

  • Look I made a mug!

    I think it’s based on my worried-thinking-about-how-little-I-know mug. Yeah yeah, it’s really basic stuff, but helped me get to grips with drawing spatially. Here’s the process and the code I used: void…

  • Learning processing?

    Hello and thank you for joining me on this journey into the vast world of computer programming. To start, I’m gonna write a little bit about why I am learning to code.…

  • Spoon-Fed

    This months Spoon-Fed (a wonderful Bristol based micro-funding event) was full of creative ideas, and inventive ways of communicating those creative ideas. The night goes something like this: we all pay a fiver and get some…

  • Rusty Squid Workshop

    I have been intrigued, fascinated, and excited by the work of local interactive tech group “RustySquid“. The Squids use digital technology to create rather marvellous responsive puppetry  -they create work that responds to its…