Desmond Paul Henry (1921-2004) was a pioneer of computer art. He was among the first in Britain to undertake graphic computer art, with his initial work beginning in the 1960’s.
His work in the 60’s consisted of creating three different drawing machines that utilized computer technology of the age.
The drawing machines were featured in 1968 in the “Cybernetic Serendipity” exhibition in London.
His innovation did not stop there, he created chemical techniques for creating unique photos, and even proceeded to created additional drawing machines, the latest being 2 years prior to his death.