Intro to Creative Coding: Create Graphic Objects

A course by Julien Gachadoat , Artist

Artist. Burdeos, France.
Joined October 2021

Get started in creative programming and learn classic generative design algorithms to create animated words and shapes

  • French with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (116)
  • 5369 students

Get started in creative programming and learn classic generative design algorithms to create animated words and shapes

A course by Julien Gachadoat

Want to generate genuine art from algorithms and play with abstract forms, monochromes, repetition, and randomized operations? Join Julien Gachadoat and combine the precision of code with the poetry of generative design.

In this online course, he teaches you the basics of programming with Processing and p5.js to create interactive graphic objects using classic visual composition algorithms. Learn how to generate complex shapes and create stunning animated typography. The world of creative coding is yours to be explored!

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What will you learn in this online course?

24 lessons & 30 downloads

The basics of programming 1
14 minutes, 59 seconds
Errors and bugs
9 minutes, 29 seconds
Pattern grids 1
16 minutes, 31 seconds
Grids and Combinations
19 minutes, 37 seconds
Compound Shapes 1
18 minutes, 26 seconds
Flow Fields
15 minutes, 22 seconds
French with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (116)
  • 5369 students
  • 24 lessons (5h 39m)
  • 30 additional resources (4 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: French
  • French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create an animated font (or any shape of your choice) generated by code. This is the final step in a whole series of creative programming that involves:

    ⦁ creating an interactive grid of geometric patterns
    ⦁ creating spirographs
    ⦁ creating particle systems

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone interested in exploring the crossroads between design and coding, regardless of their experience.

Requirements and materials

To take the course, you need a computer with a browser and an internet connection...and the desire to code!


Reviews

5369 Students
116 Reviews
99% Positive ratings

Julien Gachadoat

A course by Julien Gachadoat

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Artist

Julien Gachadoat grew up in the 1990s, witnessing the birth of the demoscene and a whole new discipline: creative programming. This passion never left him. Nowadays, he specializes in generative art and is based in Bordeaux. He also teaches creative coding at university and in workshops in France and abroad.

He has developed his own creative tools from simple graphic rules and has built a strong international community of followers on social media. In addition to participating in numerous exhibitions, he cofounded the interactive digital art studio 2Roqs with Michaël Zancan, working on multiple interactive installations.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • My Sources of Inspiration
  • U2

    Introduction to Graphic Programming

    • Presentation of the Processing environment
    • Fundamentals and Drawing Basic Shapes 1
    • Fundamentals and Drawing Basic Shapes 2
    • Fundamentals and Drawing Basic Shapes 3
    • Composition 1
    • Composition 2
    • The basics of programming 1
    • Basics of Programming 2
    • The basics of programming 3
    • Errors and bugs
  • U3

    Implementation

    • Pattern grids 1
    • Pattern Grids 2
    • Pattern Grids 3
    • Grids and Combinations
    • Compound Shapes 1
    • Compound Shapes 2
  • U4

    Other Techniques

    • The Particle System 1
    • The Particle System 2
    • Flow Fields
    • Creating Typography
  • U5

    Project Implementation

    • Construction of interactive words 1
    • Construction of interactive words 2
  • FP

    Final project

    • Intro to Creative Coding: Create Graphic Objects

What to expect from a Domestika course

  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

  • Learn from the best professionals

    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

  • Certificates
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    If you're a Plus member, get a custom certificate signed by your teacher for every course. Share it on your portfolio, social media, or wherever you like.

  • Get front-row seats

    Videos of the highest quality, so you don't miss a single detail. With unlimited access, you can watch them as many times as you need to perfect your technique.

  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

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FAQs

Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Intro to Creative Coding: Create Graphic Objects. Web, and App Design course by Julien Gachadoat

Intro to Creative Coding: Create Graphic Objects

A course by Julien Gachadoat
Artist. Burdeos, France.
Joined October 2021
  • 99% positive reviews (116)
  • 5369 students