Kaleidoscope

June, 2018

I was interested in making a simple kaleidoscopes like pattern generator, that would be dynamic.

This page shows some of that work.

Here is the structure, as it unfolds over time:

figure 1

Evolution of the Pattern

Here are is a sample of the patterns that will be created 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

Rendering

There are a variety of ways to render these patterns.

Here is a grayscale version:

figure 6

Here is a version with a different color scheme:

figure 7

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

figure 8

And this version in motion, unfolding over time:

figure 9

The end.

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