Vera Molnár’s Artwork revisited using Python

vera-molnar-artworkVera Molnár (born 1924) is a French media artist of Hungarian origin. She is considered to be a pioneer of computer art. Trained as a traditional artist, she began working with computers in 1968, where she began to create algorithmic paintings based on simple geometric shapes and geometrical themes.

In this blog post we are looking at using Python Turtle to recreate some of her artwork. To create you own op art/computer art, you will need to be confident in using iterative algorithms and have a good understanding of Cartesian coordinates.

To find review some of Vera Molnár’s artwork you can use the following pages:

Artwork #1


This is our first attempt at recreating some of Vera Molnár’s artwork using Python Turtle.

Artwork #2


This is our second attempt at recreating some of Vera Molnár’s artwork using Python Turtle.

Your Task


Your task is to select on other piece of artwork from Vera Molnár and write a computer algorithm using Python Turtle to recreate it. You can do so by adapting the scripts provided above.

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Find more work from Vera Molnár on Google Images

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