Tracing loops

‘Faceloops' by Matthias Brown AKA Traceloops

We can trace a loop with exactitude. Replication is the first step in learning a new process and developing our own style.

The shift from copying to creating something original is a slow one. The objects already out there shape our understanding of how things usually work.

It is the desire to reinterpret a style of art, technology, or weaponry that leads to the next thing.

Developing a unique style is the culmination of making small, subjective tweaks, over time. It takes combinatorial creativity, remixing, and trial and error to develop a style we can call our own.

Reproduction kick starts evolution.


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