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Tag Archives: color symmetry
3color symmetry
For color symmetries we need a mapping W(z) for its structure as discussed in the last post and some suitable color transformations. In an earlier post I discussed some simple transformations for making a 2color symmetry. For 3color symmetries we … Continue reading
Posted in Anamorphosis, Kaleidoscopes
Tagged Color, color symmetry, kaleidoscope, rose window, Rotational symmetry
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nfold color symmetry
Let’s begin with a simple kaleidoscope, where a pixel at coordinates z=x+iy has the original colors of an input image at the mapped coordinates Z(z)=X(x,y)+iY(x,y). It has some symmetry s. It is a mapping of the plane that does not … Continue reading
Posted in Anamorphosis, Kaleidoscopes
Tagged anamorphosis, color symmetry, kaleidoscope, programming, Rotational symmetry
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Simple example of a rosette with twocolor symmetry
To keep things simple I am creating rosette with sixfold rotational symmetry. The mapping functions are, using polar coordinates: X = r³ cos(6*φ) and Y = r³ sin(6*φ). An input image of a single butterfly results in 6 distorted butterflies: The black … Continue reading
Posted in Kaleidoscopes
Tagged color symmetry, kaleidoscope, rose window, Rotational symmetry
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Kaleidoscopes with twofold color symmetry.
A checkerboard is a square lattice with twofold color symmetry. The alternating black and white squares make it more interesting than a simple square lattice. Thus I want to have too some twofold color symmetry for our kaleidoscopes. Farris has done this … Continue reading
Posted in Kaleidoscopes, programming
Tagged color symmetry, kaleidoscope, programming, twocolor symmetry
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checkerboard coloring of tiling with 12fold rotational symmetry
At the risk of boring you I am showing the results of the checkerboard coloring as discussed in the last post, but now for 12fold rotational symmetry. Again the stars of rhombs have only one color: All squares have the … Continue reading
checkerboard coloring of quasiperiodic tilings
A long time ago I found a coloring of the rhombs of the AmmannBeenker tiling using two colors such that translations exchange colors, see “twofold color symmetry …“. In particular, there are stars of rhombs of both colors. They define … Continue reading
More magic mirrors
For a kaleidoscope with sixfold rotational symmetry and using three distinct colors I made up a new kind of mirrors that exchanges colors cyclically. That means that color number one becomes color number 2 in the mirror image. Then color … Continue reading