Infinite Knots

July 23, 2009 at 9:37 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment
These are Actionscript 3 generated compositions.

Data are taken from two images. One is a color map, the other is a bump map of sorts. The color map only controls the colors of the stroke. while the bump map controls the width of the stroke, within pre-set limits.

The motion is primarily controlled via epicyclic motion, inspired by early attempts by astronomers to make celestial motion make sense in a terre-centric model of the universe. Given enough epicycles and non-rhythic periods, the motion can become quite chaotic and appear to be whooly random.

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