‘back to basics’ harmonograph tweaked

Yesterday’s image was simple, partly because the values of variables quickly led to the same output values. Dividing both of the weights, however, leads to slight changes each time the cycle occurs. As a result, what starts as a similarly simple image:

becomes more complex merely by letting the sketch continue to draw for about ten minutes:

It was exciting to see this pattern emerge from a formula that I’d created on my own!

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Sunday, November 17th, 2013 coding

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