Generative art has been around since the 1960s. Since the rise of computers, artists and academics have been experimenting with the ability of computers to generate art. Generative art refers to artistic, audiovisual creations created by an autonomous system. These autonomous systems can create features of an artwork without human intervention.
Generative art can use the input of certain parameters and then have a computer create a certain outcome. For example, through machine learning (generative adversarial networks, or GANs) and seeing lots of nude portraits, a computer can generate art. However, the input and rule set comes from an artist. An example would be the work of Robbie Barrat.
A bit more mathematical is blockchain or crypto art where the data input comes from the blockchain transaction or hash. Based on the numbers and data from this particular hash, an artwork is generated following the rules created by the artist. This is one of the upcoming forms of generative art, seeing lots of promise in the blockchain, crypto art and NFT space. Art Blocks, CryptoPunks and Euler Beats are some examples of projects that have created generative art created through the blockchain.
The mint for the new Splinterlands, cross-chain NFT, known as RUNIs is upon us! The whitelist mint begins on October 25th. Public mint starts a week later. Officially known as Runicore, RUNIs are generative, PFP style NFTs that also function as playable cards in the Splinterlands game. RUNIs are another one of these cross use-case […]
Most generative NFT projects these days seek to create an ecosystem beyond just the NFT images. And Drunk robots is no exception. Their universe features the Drunk Robots fighting, scavenging, dancing, and even farming! This latest update introduces a staking system, allowing players to scavenge with their Drunk Robots and earn JUNK tokens as a […]
Some of the 27 original music NFT tracks of Euler Beats have already been sold for 300 ETH, or approximately 458 thousand dollars, on the secondary market. The project is only one week old, and is currently among the top 10 most valuable projects on Ethereum according to data from OpenSea. Euler Beats is an […]