#Genetic Algorithm

Natural Selection and Loss Functions


Natural Selection is what allows our species (and images!) to improve over time. In this article we’ll implement a scoring mechanism, through which “Mona Lisa” will actually look like one.

5 min Kamil Rusin

Randomness of Life


In the previous article from this series, we’ve talked about genetic algorithms and how they can be used to generate art. Now let’s put those ideas into action and focus on implementing the first part of our artistic toolset: mutators.

7 min Kamil Rusin

Art From Chaos


Making art is hard. Drawing pictures is tedious. With programming, however, we can automate things. The point of automation is to reduce the amount of manual labor. So let’s mix evolution, DNA, and programming together to make art that makes itself. Pictures that draw themselves.