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Digging deeper into Flora for monome norns - On-demand

Dig deeper into Flora’s L-system algorithm modifiers and preset (PSET) sequencer.

Course Instructor: Jonathan Snyder

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What you'll learn

  • Design custom L-system algorithms with the Flora UI and maiden
  • Share your custom L-system algorithms using Flora’s community gardening feature
  • Sequence presets using Flora and other norns scripts
  • Use Flora as a sequencer for your external synthesizer(s) using crow and/or midi


  • A computer and internet connection
  • A norns device with Flora installed
  • Optional: A midi-enabled controller and/or synthesizer

Course content

  • ---- Part 1 - Welcome and introductions
  • ---- Part 2 - Outputs
  • ---- Part 3 - Parameter (PSET) sequencing
  • ---- Part 4 - The L-system algorithm + building custom plant forms-sequences
  • ---- Part 5 - Community Gardening (via norns.online)

Who is this course for

  • In the second Flora workshop, you will build your own custom L-system algorithms using Flora’s UI and sequence the script using the preset (PSET) sequencer. The script’s community gardening feature will also be covered to give you a new way to share your sequences with a worldwide audience.

About the workshop leader

Jonathan Snyder is a Portland, Oregon based sound explorer and educator. Previously, he worked for 22 years as a design technologist, IT manager, and educator at Columbia University’s Media Center for Art History, Method, and Adobe.

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