FSEM 131
Assignment 1

*** UPDATED *** Due Tuesday, October 4th, at 10:00 P.M.
*** UPDATED *** Bring your PLAN AGAIN to class on Tuesday, September 27th.

Using the Processing language/environment develop a program that creates a composition of your own, as we have done in class.

Plan and design a composition on paper: you must submit this plan at the start of class on Thursday, October 6th (once you are done with coding... so I can grade your assignment).

Model your composition on a work of art, such as a painting or a photograph, the composition of which you simplify with primitive shapes. Cite the work of art at the back of your physical plan and in your source code header (using comments). The goals are to

Your Processing sketch program translates this plan to code.


Your program obeys the following constraints. For this assignment a purely abstract composition is not acceptable, the image created by your code

20% of the evaluation is based on the quality and complexity of the composition created by your code: quality and complexity at least superior to the composition studied in class is expected.


Create a zip file

You should replace username with yours (mine is efourquet).

Upload the zip file on Moodle's using the Assignment 1 link and in the comment box you should respond to the following three questions.

  1. Are all the requirements completed? If no, list the missing ones.
  2. Did you do extra feature(s)? If yes, give short description(s).
  3. Are you giving me the permission to post your png picture on the course gallery?
    If yes, how do you want your name and the picture title to appear.
    (Blanks --anonymous/untitled-- are possible choices.)

If you do not give me your paper plan by October 6th