|Some of my newer projects or photos|
|not as easy as it looks! I had to dig up some trig and algebra from the High School years, including cartesian coordinates. First order of business was to take a cube and figure out how to use boolean cubes to slice off the corners to make a hexagon. |
Next, with my trusty TI 55 calculator, had to cuss a bit figuring that it was calculating in radians instead of degrees (damn, I was never good at radians, although I am known to think in metric units on occasion) .
Next I had to plot the shapes in a stepped environment, but the reflection and specularity made them look as though they were merged, so I had to play around with those settings a bit and insert the different materials to give the human eye the suggestion of a "stepped look" instead of confusing reflections.
Thanks to for her suggestion that it looks like Q-bert.
Masking - SimpleBelow are the starting parameters. Copy them and then paste them in an existing fractal.Masking - Simple by Gerda1946
There is a smiley in the parameters. Don't worry when you get an error message, just click the message away and paste them!
title="Start parameters" width=650 height=500 layers=1
credits="Gerda van Rossem;8/28/2012"
caption="Background" opacity=100 method=linear
maxiter=1000 filename="Standard.ufm" entry="PhoenixJulia"
p_seed=0.58993/0.24419 p_power1=2/0 p_power2=0/0 p_induct=-0.49/0
transfer=sqr filename="Standard.ucl" entry="OrbitTraps"
p_trapshapeoint p_diameter=1.0 p_traporder=4.0 p_trapfreq=1.0
p_trapcolor=distance p_traptype=closest p_threshold=0.25
p_trapcenter=0/0 p_aspect=1.0 p_angle=0.0 p_solidcolor=no
smooth=no rotation=-333 index=62 colo