broken ornaments

Tooz-0733 perfect symmetry may become boring. If you have seen one-quarter of an Ornament of four-fold rotational symmetry you have seen it all. Thus I wanted to break the symmetry and I programmed the computer to make mistakes. At each growth step there is then a small probability that the computer will stop the growth of a tip cell and make it inactive. This prunes an entire branch of the design and space becomes free for other branches to grow into. Often one does not recognize any rest of rotational symmetry anymore. Conspicuous motifs repeat at unexpected places:


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