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The 11th, 13th, and 15th Stellations of the Icosahedron

First, this is the 11th stellation.

Next, the 13th:

And, finally, the 15th stellation of the icosahedron:

I used Stella 4d, which you can find here, to make these.


Generating an Icosphere in C++

If you want to render a sphere in 3D, for example in OpenGL or DirectX, it is often a good idea to use a subdivided icosahedron. 751 more words


"Adab-e-Bhangra" - Narrative of Bhangra using ancient Egyptian art style

Apologies on the fancy title, I was following a pattern through all my posts so was sorta forced to come up with something in two minutes. 421 more words

Yes, I Broke the Paper Cutter

I broke a guillotine paper cutter once cutting rolls of newspaper. A paper cutter is an expensive piece of equipment for a public school, and they are remarkably durable  so I was shocked when the bolt that holds the cutting arm just flat sheared off and the arm came away in my hand. 255 more words

Art Education

Two Views of an Icosahedron, Augmented with Great Icosahedra

If colored by face-type, based on face-position in the overall solid, this “cluster” polyhedron looks like this:

There is another interesting view of this polyhedral cluster I like marginally better, though, and that is to separate the faces into color-groups in which all faces of the same color are either coplanar, or parallel. 36 more words