Original Generative Art Drawn with a Pen Plotter

Inspired by the natural world, drawn with actual pens!

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Meet the artist - Michelle Chandra

I started Dirt Alley Design just off a dirt alley in San Francisco in 2018. I make generative art - that's a fancy way of saying geometric pattern is my jam! I draw each print to order using a robotic drawing machine. All of my designs are inspired by patterns found in the natural world.

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CMYK Butterflies and Galaxy Art: Interview with Daniela Kroehnert
CMYK Butterflies and Galaxy Art: Interview with Daniela Kroehnert

Whenever I think "colorful" and "cool", I think of the art of Daniela Kroehnert, who creates beautifully detailed CMYK pen plots of butterflies, star clusters and insects.

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CMYK All the Pens
CMYK All the Pens

One of my favorite printing processes to explores is CMYK, where the overlap of cyan, magenta and yellow ink layers creates all the colors of the rainbow. 

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