June 2018

I was interested in making a simple kaleidoscope like pattern generator. Here is the structure, as it unfolds over time:

figure 1

Evolution of the Pattern

Here is a sample of the patterns generated as it unfolds:

figure 2

Some of the early patterns:

figure 3

Some of the middle patterns:

figure 4

Some of the later patterns:

figure 5


There are a variety of ways to render these patterns.

Here is a gray scale version:

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Here is a version with a more vibrant color scheme:

figure 7

In this version, I imagine the pattern as made of small hatching strokes:

figure 8

And this version in motion, unfolding over time:

figure 9

Thanks for reading, let me know any feedback!

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