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Rotating squares animation

Reference link: https://www.geogebra.org/m/RHYH3UQ8 , https://www.geogebra.org/m/xkzsqcyx , https://www.netpad.net.cn/svg.html#posts/55789 I want to generate an rotating squares animation like this, ...
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Unknown (Graphics) Pleasure

I want to make a program that produces images like this one What I have tried... ...
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How to visualize the Cremona method for cardioid generation

I saw this on Twitter and found the cardioid drawing quite satisfying. I don't know much mathematical background, and was wondering if I can draw this using Mathematica. And this one apparently take $...
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Drawing Clifford Attractors in Mathematica

I came upon the "Clifford Attractor" today, which are equations of the form: $$x_{n+1}=\sin(a\ y_n) + c \cos(x_n)$$ $$y_{n+1}=\sin(b\ x_n) + d \cos(y_n)$$ They create some incredible images by ...
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Creating a custom e-seal

Well, the question is obvious: how can I create the following e-seal (with the rotated wrapped text, inserted image etc) with Mathematica? The central image is the following So, the following ...
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Generating Doyle spiral painting

I recently came across an interesting paining by Nicola Sutcliffe: This painting is actually related to Doyle spirals. From author's website: The central part of the picture shows the Doyle ...
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Filling Space with Pursuit Polygons

I want to make a program which can fill a 2D space with "pursuit polygons". The following picture will help you understand better what I mean. You can also look up "pursuit curves" or mice problem or ...
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Where is Abbott? How to make logograms from the film “Arrival”?

The film Arrival showed Wolfram Language code in action analysing alien logograms. A recent blog describes some details and mentions a live-coding video by Christopher Wolfam. See also Stephen Wolfram'...
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Code that generates a mandala

My little brother asked me to print original mandalas for coloring. I would like some idea on how to create them, but without color, so he can color them. examples
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Generate landscape by cutting a plane in 3d

Browsing this community, I have noticed that it seems that the friend Vicente and I are working on something similar, but I have seen a web page in Spanish that addresses the same algorithm, only used ...
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Make Person Curve from a Picture

I recently read this; http://blog.wolfram.com/2013/05/17/making-formulas-for-everything-from-pi-to-the-pink-panther-to-sir-isaac-newton/ In this post, newton curve is made by using the image "...
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How to wrap a crumpled paper over a surface?

My initial question was about the making of a crumpled paper. After reading this article suggested by J.M. and little more browsing (kind of random walk you do on a Saturday) I thought about expanding ...
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Drawing picture with straight lines (Petros Vrellis's Art)

I am trying to extend Writing a word with straight lines for any picture/image. I guess the basic idea is to find a set of points in the image region and then draw random lines through them. Let's ...
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Visualize an irrational number

I would like to visualize an irrational number like the square root of 2 with Mathematica. I found this visualization of Pi in the internet and wonder how this ...
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Obtaining a 3D animation as a drop in a liquid surface

Someone could get a similar solution like this animation? I believe the solution is useful for demonstrations in class to other users who teach Math. Spreading of a Thin Liquid Drop Under the ...
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Generate a certain colorful triangle

I want to get a colorful triangle like this: I hope to get a triangle with any number of layers. This is my current method. Actually, I'm not very content with these graph theory functions, since ...
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How to generate image like QR code with Mathematica

How to generate such form of QR code which displays an image itself but is still scan-able?
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How to create this spikey in Mathematica?

I came across this post while messying around the StackExchange mobile. I think this thing can be easily done by Mathematica as well but I'm not an expert in geometric field. Can anyone give some ...
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Make a fractal-like dot animation

How to make an animation of following fractal-like gif by using Mathematica?
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Make a beautiful Moiré effect

How do I make the following Moiré pattern? I tried: ...
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How to make this beautiful animation

How to make an animation of following gif in Mathematica? Edit: The animation shown above was created by Charlie Deck in processing. And how to make 3D analog? I tried first few steps ...
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Is it possible to draw this figure using Mathematica?

The figure is See the how-to video or a speeded-up GIF. I believe it should be possible to draw this figure programmatically using some Random function, but I'm ...
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How to make the digits of π go around in a spiral like this?

Here is a start. MapIndexed[Text[Reverse[First[RealDigits[Pi,10,252]]][[Tr@#2]],#]&, Table[{t Cos[t],t Sin[t]},{t,0,16Pi,0.2}]]//Graphics
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How to add a fading trail effect in Animate?

I would like to add a smooth fading effect to the end of a curve, while it is animated. Here's a minimal working example which shows a particle moving on a circle (the circle is drawn while the ...
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Custom edge style (e.g. brush stroke, writing ink, etc.)

I would like to draw a graph with Mathematica in such a way that it looks like a handmade drawing or painting. To be more precise, is there a way to set a custom edge style such that it looks made ...
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How can we show the boundary of a WordCloud shape?

WordCloud can arrange the words inside a shape. ...
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Random non-overlapping disks in a square

I've found a nice code snippet by @belisarius from this question, that I'll reproduce here for reference: ...
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Aristic rendering of breaking waves from a Japanese panel

Any insight to model and render the breaking waves in the style of this Japanese panel? Line drawings are acceptable, but not necessary to replicate all the details like foam, but capturing the ...
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Rotated Rectangles

I would like to produce an image similar to the upper half of this graphics by Victor Vasarely. All I could produce so far is this dilettante image: ...
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How to obtain an animated prism using Mathematica?

Is it possible to create a GIF animation like the one shown below, using Mathematica? UPDATE I have mainly two puzzles: How do I obtain the rendered trigonometric curves (unnecessarily animated);- ...
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Smooth Peter de Jong attractor

Today I was playing with Peter de Jong attractor. At the bottom of the page I've linked there are beautiful examples like: My attempts are not so great: It is around 10^5 points. For more than 5*10^...
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Drawing pairs (planar graph, circle packing)

Circle packing theorem states: For every connected simple planar graph G there is a circle packing in the plane whose intersection graph is (isomorphic to) G. How to use Mathematica to draw examples ...
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How should I reproduce this colorful swirling gif?

Surfing on the web, I came upon this cool GIF: Does any one know how to reproduce this in Mathematica? I have some ideas myself, so I will try to answer this question as well.
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Creating sculptural forms using graphics primitives

This is a question based on this answer by halirutan. Some amazing images can be created with this code, and I was wondering whether it was possible to extend the principle to different shapes. I ...
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Recognize simple shapes in an image and color them randomly?

I have an image of polygons built from a polar function (see below). I'd like to color each triangle or quadrilateral a random color. Firstly, I'm not sure how to separate the simple shapes. ...
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Generating visually pleasing circle packs

EDIT: (my conclusion and thank you note) I want to thank you all guys for this unexpected intellectual and artistic journey. Hope you had fun and enjoyed it the same as I did. I would like to ...
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How to generate a random snowflake

'Tis the season... And it's about time I posed my first question on Mathematica Stack Exchange. So, here's an holiday quest for you Graphics (and P-Chem?) gurus. What is your best code for generating ...
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How can this type of optical illusion be created in Mathematica?

I see these around the web and would like to make them in Mathematica. Combining them in an array is actually quite mesmerizing!
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How can this image (optical illusion) be created with Mathematica?

I came across this image the other day: and liked the sensation of it pulsing. I was wondering if anyone would know how to create something similar with Mathematica (without the Pink Floyd Dark Side ...
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Generating stippled (Penrose-style) drawings of surfaces

In The Road to Reality there are plots of surfaces that use a variable density of dots to suggest curvature. You can see some examples here and here. I suppose they've been drawn by Penrose, but to ...
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How can I create a fountain effect?

Inspired by this (please use Chrome or Firefox), I tried to simulate it, but I couldn't do it. I'm not familiar with Dynamic. Here is my simple code: ...
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How can I draw a picture like this? [closed]

How can I draw a picture like the following using Mathematica's graphics primitives?
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How to create a new “person curve”?

Wolfram|Alpha has a whole collection¹ of parametric curves that create images of famous people. To see them, enter WolframAlpha["person curve"] into a Mathematica ...
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Op-art Graphic Images

This image comes from Michael Trott's Mathematica Guidebook for Programming. It's just a chapter image though, and he doesn't show the code. I was wondering what would be the best approach to ...
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Approximating an ornamental curve

How do I go about approximating this ornamental curve? Note variable thickness typical in calligraphy. Handbook and Atlas of Curves by E.V. Shikin (1995) contains many directions, including curve ...
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How can I draw the Olympic rings with Mathematica?

How can I draw the 5 interlocking Olympic rings with Mathematica? (SVG version) Edit Hard choice, but some pretty cool answers here. I didn't have 3D answers in mind when I posted the question, but ...
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How can I create a rectangular graphic with curved edges?

I want to make some button shaped graphics that would essentially be a rectangular shape with curved edges. In the example below I have used Polygon rather than <...
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Implementing a first person view of 3D objects in a scene

I've created the following scene with a Chinese-style building surrounded by trees, and a horse and a rabbit grazing on the grass in Mathematica (don't ask me why there's a bust of Beethoven in there.....
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How to make an inkblot?

How to effectively create a polygon that looks like a realistic inkblot? So far, I could come up with this (borrowing from Ed Pegg Jr.'s Rorschach demonstration): ...
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How to partition a disk into individually spaced bricks?

What I want to do is in any way produce a picture that looks like this Given a set of words, how can I partition a disk into bricks for these words, such that it looks good? Here is my sucky ...