Art

Top 23 Art Open-Source Projects

  • p5.js

    p5.js is a client-side JS platform that empowers artists, designers, students, and anyone to learn to code and express themselves creatively on the web. It is based on the core principles of Processing. http://twitter.com/p5xjs —

  • Project mention: Battlesnake Challenge #2 - JavaScript | dev.to | 2024-05-19

    JavaScript is everywhere. Not only is JavaScript on every layer of the tech stack (frontend/middleware/backend), but you can also find JavaScript in every software domain. No matter if you want to do command-line tools, creative coding, or machine learning, you can do it in JavaScript. Because JavaScript is so ubiquitous, as a developer it’s the best career choice you can make.

  • SurveyJS

    Open-Source JSON Form Builder to Create Dynamic Forms Right in Your App. With SurveyJS form UI libraries, you can build and style forms in a fully-integrated drag & drop form builder, render them in your JS app, and store form submission data in any backend, inc. PHP, ASP.NET Core, and Node.js.

    SurveyJS logo
  • magictools

    :video_game: :pencil: A list of Game Development resources to make magic happen.

  • Primitive Pictures

    Reproducing images with geometric primitives.

  • Project mention: Vtracer: Next-Gen Raster-to-Vector Conversion | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-11-22

    TIL about https://github.com/fogleman/primitive from https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_raster-to-vect...

  • awesome-creative-coding

    Creative Coding: Generative Art, Data visualization, Interaction Design, Resources.

  • Project mention: What Is Generative Art? | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-05-20

    There is a bunch of related "awesome lists" on github.

    https://github.com/terkelg/awesome-creative-coding

    https://github.com/kosmos/awesome-generative-art

    https://github.com/cdr6934/awesome-generative-books

  • Sonic Pi

    Code. Music. Live.

  • Project mention: Seeking Ideas for Preschool/School Projects | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-05-11

    With my 7 years old I started to thinker with https://www.scratchjr.org/. She like to create short movies with it. The next level will be https://sonic-pi.net/

  • easydiffusion

    Easiest 1-click way to create beautiful artwork on your PC using AI, with no tech knowledge. Provides a browser UI for generating images from text prompts and images. Just enter your text prompt, and see the generated image.

  • Project mention: What ai do you use I need help | /r/aiArt | 2023-12-06

    Stable diffusion because it's free and has tons of customization, EasyDiffusion is the simplest to install. But you should download custom models from Civit.ai because the default one is bad.

  • gitfiti

    abusing github commit history for the lulz

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

    InfluxDB logo
  • Graphite

    2D vector & raster editor that melds traditional layers & tools with a modern node-based, non-destructive, procedural workflow.

  • Project mention: 3D and 2D: Testing out my cross-platform graphics engine | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-04-02
  • processing

    Source code for the Processing Core and Development Environment (PDE)

  • Project mention: Processing Foundation 2024 Software Development Grant (pr05): 'New Beginnings' Open Call | dev.to | 2024-05-16

    The Processing Foundation is thrilled to announce the open call for pr05 (pronounced “pros”), a new grant and mentorship initiative designed to support the professional growth of early to mid-career software developers through hands-on involvement in open-source projects. This is a unique opportunity to grow as a developer while making a tangible impact on software projects used by millions of creatives, artists, educators, and students globally. The topic of this year’s program is 'New Beginnings', focusing on supporting projects that will enhance and solidify the Processing and p5.js ecosystems and help lay strong foundations for their futures.

  • Auto-Photoshop-StableDiffusion-Plugin

    A user-friendly plug-in that makes it easy to generate stable diffusion images inside Photoshop using either Automatic or ComfyUI as a backend.

  • Project mention: Adobe will charge “credits” for generative AI | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-09-16

    Btw, there's already an open source way to do this

    https://github.com/AbdullahAlfaraj/Auto-Photoshop-StableDiff...

  • Pixelorama

    Unleash your creativity with Pixelorama, a powerful and accessible open-source pixel art multitool. Whether you want to create sprites, tiles, animations, or just express yourself in the language of pixel art, this software will realize your pixel-perfect dreams with a vast toolbox of features. Available on Windows, Linux, macOS and the Web!

  • Project mention: Godot Game Engine | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-09-13
  • pts

    A library for visualization and creative-coding

  • LIEF

    LIEF - Library to Instrument Executable Formats

  • triangula

    Generate high-quality triangulated and polygonal art from images.

  • ord

    👁‍🗨 Rare and exotic sats

  • Project mention: Mint a BRC-20 token on the Linux command line? | /r/brc20 | 2023-07-07

    You want to use the official Ordinals protocol "Ord". You also want to try and follow the process for a "text" ordinal and do a test mint to confirm the BRC-20 indexers are properly interpreting the output of your Ord terminal as BRC-20 tokens. Once you get one respected by the indexer, repeat that process in Ord. https://github.com/ordinals/ord

  • mypaint

    MyPaint is a simple drawing and painting program that works well with Wacom-style graphics tablets.

  • prettymapp

    🖼️ Create beautiful maps from OpenStreetMap data in a streamlit webapp

  • Project mention: FLaNK Stack Weekly 28 August 2023 | dev.to | 2023-08-28
  • fishdraw

    procedurally generated fish drawings

  • art

    🎨 ASCII art library for Python

  • Project mention: ART 6.0 released: ASCII and Non-ASCII art library for Python (+ Space support) | /r/coolgithubprojects | 2023-06-14
  • art-DCGAN

    Modified implementation of DCGAN focused on generative art. Includes pre-trained models for landscapes, nude-portraits, and others.

  • WBO

    Online collaborative Whiteboard that is simple, free, easy to use and to deploy

  • Project mention: JSON Canvas – An open file format for infinite canvas data | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-03-11

    As a maintainer of an open source JavaScript infinite canvas application [1], I was very interested, and now I am a little disappointed. The set of supported objects on the canvas is quite minimal.

    [1] https://github.com/lovasoa/whitebophir

  • geometrize

    :white_square_button: Geometrize is a desktop app that geometrizes images into geometric primitives

  • Project mention: Geometrize: Render Images as Geometric Primitives | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-06-13
  • study-music

    An "awesome music theory" kinda wiki with books, resources and courses for studying everything about music and sound

  • SaaSHub

    SaaSHub - Software Alternatives and Reviews. SaaSHub helps you find the best software and product alternatives

    SaaSHub logo
NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020).

Art discussion

Log in or Post with

Art related posts

  • Processing Foundation 2024 Software Development Grant (pr05): 'New Beginnings' Open Call

    3 projects | dev.to | 16 May 2024
  • Show HN: AI Runner – my personal opensource, local, multi-modal, AI assistant

    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 10 May 2024
  • Opening Windows in Linux with sockets, bare hands and 200 lines of C

    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 9 May 2024
  • I have a laptop and desire to deep dive into astronomy and astrophysics

    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 29 Apr 2024
  • Our tools shape our selves

    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 4 Apr 2024
  • Show HN: Talk to an LLM (and interrupt it) with your voice [video]

    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 7 Mar 2024
  • AI Runner: real time voice to text conversation with PC preview [video]

    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 27 Feb 2024
  • A note from our sponsor - SurveyJS
    surveyjs.io | 13 Jun 2024
    With SurveyJS form UI libraries, you can build and style forms in a fully-integrated drag & drop form builder, render them in your JS app, and store form submission data in any backend, inc. PHP, ASP.NET Core, and Node.js. Learn more →

Index

What are some of the best open-source Art projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 p5.js 21,027
2 magictools 13,039
3 Primitive Pictures 12,363
4 awesome-creative-coding 12,363
5 Sonic Pi 10,579
6 easydiffusion 9,250
7 gitfiti 7,987
8 Graphite 7,205
9 processing 6,461
10 Auto-Photoshop-StableDiffusion-Plugin 6,448
11 Pixelorama 6,322
12 pts 5,133
13 LIEF 4,225
14 triangula 3,843
15 ord 3,715
16 mypaint 2,622
17 prettymapp 2,227
18 fishdraw 2,198
19 art 2,027
20 art-DCGAN 2,003
21 WBO 1,935
22 geometrize 1,871
23 study-music 1,688

Sponsored
Open-Source JSON Form Builder to Create Dynamic Forms Right in Your App
With SurveyJS form UI libraries, you can build and style forms in a fully-integrated drag & drop form builder, render them in your JS app, and store form submission data in any backend, inc. PHP, ASP.NET Core, and Node.js.
surveyjs.io