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Re: Art Graphics in Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg35276] Re: [mg35244] Art Graphics in Mathematica
  • From: Garry Helzer <gah at math.umd.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 6 Jul 2002 05:44:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Just a follow up to one of the previous replies which suggested using  
ParametricPlot3D with a fourth argument specifying the color function 
for each pair of parameter values. The plots look a bit like the 
surfaces Alfred Gray used to draw with the color indicating the Gaussian 
curvature. You can find examples and code in Gray's book.

Gray, Alfred, Modern Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces with 
Mathematica, Second Edition, CRC Press, ISBN 0-849-7164-3.

On Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at 05:16  AM, Thiery Balser wrote:

> Hi,
>
>
> I've just found an amazing site with really astonishing picutres 
> apparently
> generated by mathematica..
>
> There are even the formulas on this site (please see below), but I have 
> no
> clue, what sort of Plot this formula requires.
>
> http://silver.szote.u-szeged.hu/math/Gallery/Creatures/crea.html
>
> Any hint is highly appreciated,
>
> Regards,
> Thiery
>
>
>
>
Garry Helzer
Department of  Mathematics
University of Maryland
1303 Math Bldg
College Park, MD 20742-4015



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