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Category Archives: Quasiperiodic design
waves – a browser app for creating quasiperiodic wallpapers
I have made a browser app that lets you create quasiperiodic wallpapers. You find it at http://geometricolor.ch/waves.html . It uses a symmetric superposition of waves as proposed by Frank Farris and presented by Erica Klarreich in the Quantamagazin in “How … Continue reading
Five fold rotational symmetry: Tuning the harmonics
In “better images from higher harmonics ?” I have replaced the basic sine and cosine functions by Fourier series approaching a symmetric triangular wave. This gave images with more details and somewhat smaller bullseyes. Here I want to show similar results … Continue reading
Color symmetry using the length scale of the inflated lattice
I have shown some images with 2color symmetry upon rotation shown in “images of 10fold rotational …“. But the fast color changes they hacked them into small pieces. We can get better images if we use a color changing function with … Continue reading
images with 5fold symmetry and color change indicating selfsimilarity
And now for more images with 5fold rotational symmetry and color change derived from selfsimilarity as discussed in “selfsimilarity and color modification“. Zoom in to see the molten watch faces in this image: Here I used the portrait of a … Continue reading
images of 8fold rotational symmetry and color changing mirror symmetry
Here I am showing some quasiperiodic designs of eightfold rotational symmetry. They have a color change upon mirroring at the xaxis and 7 other mirror axis generated by the rotational symmetry. Note that these images have a rather large scale … Continue reading
images of 10fold rotational symmetry and 2color symmetry upon rotation
Here are some images of 10fold rotational symmetry and 2color symmetry upon rotation. They have an additional mirror symmetry. Thus you can discover local mirror symmetries with and without color change. Again, they are of large size and you can … Continue reading
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Examples of basic fivefold rotational symmetry
Here are some quasiperiodic designs of fivefold rotational symmetry. They relate to the Penrose tiling and use the method of “quasiperiodic patterns of 5fold symmetry …“. For all three images the wave packages for the anamorphic mappings X(x,y) and Y(x,y) use the … Continue reading