Simulating and analysing Jackson Pollock's paintings

  title={Simulating and analysing Jackson Pollock's paintings},
  author={Sangwon Lee and Sven C. Olsen and Bruce Gooch},
  journal={Journal of Mathematics and the Arts},
  pages={73 - 83}
We present an interactive system which allows users to create abstract paintings mimicking the style of Jackson Pollock using 3D viscous fluid jets. Pollock's paintings were created by using streams of household paint to make guided, semi-random patterns on his canvas. Our fluid jet model consists of two coupled simulations: a Navier-Stokes solver for an axis-symmetric fluid column and a linked mass system for tracking the 3D motion of the jet's axis line. The paint trails left by the jets are… 
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