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Ensō #0

Art Blocks Presents

Ensō

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Matto

Edition of 1000 works

5

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Works

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About Ensō

Project tags

Interactive

Library

p5@1.0.0

Etherscan

Contract

In Zen, ensō is a symbol that represents elegance and enlightenment. It is typically painted by hand in an uninhibited way, allowing for unexpected and beautiful results. Inspired by sumi-e (ink wash painting), this project mimics the practice of painting an ensō in ink by utilizing p5.js. Each generated image uses values from a unique transaction hash to determine paper, brush, ink, the quantity of ink held by each bristle, how quickly the ink flows, and more—all with the goal of creating a simple yet serendipitous painting....

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Released on Mar 22, 2021 3:01 PM UTC

1000 works released

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About the artist

Matto

Matto - Shinkai (he/him) is a Buddhist multidisciplinary artist. He earned a BS in Applied Sciences and an MFA in Film and Animation from Rochester Institute of Technology.

His 'Zenerative' series of projects, released on Art Blocks and Plottables, explore on-chain, Zen-inspired generative art. He releases other, experimental crypto-art through hi...

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