Saturday, July 31, 2010

GenArt Ten

Ten Things About Online Art and Image Generators

Custom design your own avatar image with the Avatar Generator.

Make a button, badge, sticker or other virtual doodad for your blog or website with Adam Kalsey's Buttonmaker.

Make gorgeous online art with the help of Bomomo (warning, highly addictive.)

If you're not HTML-savvy but you'd still like to design your own 2- or 3-column layout for your blog, try playing with the online blogskin generator Firdamatic.

This Gradient Color Generator allows you to "painlessly generate a gradient image of 3 types, with instant previewing so you get exactly what you had in mind."

Type any URL into the I Like Your Colors Generator and it will pick and provide you with that site's colors and the HTML codes for them.

Visually brainstorm with Mutapic.

Slideshow Wizard allows you to create your own HTML/Javascript slideshows (and figures out the codes for you, too.)

The Tile Machine generates your own original tiled images and backgrounds.

Grant Skinner's Tree Generator allows you to grow a random tree in a couple of seconds online.


  1. cool, thanks for the tips

  2. This is cool. I've seen many lists of links to graphics sites that are useless, but some of these are very useful. Thanks!

  3. Keita Haruka12:04 PM

    Mmm! New toys! Mutapic especially looks interesting. I'll play around with it a bit and see what I can come up with. :-)

  4. Oooh, these look like really great programs. Thanks for the resources, as always! :)


  5. This has nothing to do with your post, but I just saw on the RWA Website that Barbara O'Neal won a Rita award for Lost Recipe for Happiness. I wanted to thank you for mentioning her here on the blog months ago. You led me toward The Secret of Everything which I loved. I then found Lost Recipe and loved it, too. She's now an auto-buy author for me.

  6. You have given very important tips for generating image and online art.