Op 11/12/2021 om 01:23 schreef Dave Blandston:
> This shape has intrigued me for years and when I tried to reproduce it with> POV-Ray I initially failed. I know it would be trivial for the rest of you guys> but I had a difficult time with it and I had to cheat to figure out the angle> for the facets. I first saw this shape in the M. C. Escher lithograph> "Reptiles.">
Yes, those shapes are surprisingly tricky when you try to model them 'ex
nihilo'. I hit that wall too. So, well done indeed. Where are the
Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
> Where are the reptiles? ;-)
What do you know, somebody actually gave it a try
Some key elements are missing but it's a good start!
"Dave Blandston" <IsN### [at] protonmailch> wrote:
> What do you know, somebody actually gave it a try> http://graphics.stanford.edu/courses/cs348b-competition/cs348b-01/escher/
Wow - that's a really good job!
(Not to hijack the thread - but I have C. S. Lewis' _That Hideous Strength_
sitting off to the side, and this thread title really ties in with it.)
"Bald Eagle" <cre### [at] netscapenet> wrote:
> (Not to hijack the thread - but I have C. S. Lewis' _That Hideous Strength_> sitting off to the side, and this thread title really ties in with it.)
No worries - there's only so much that can be said about one shape... I'm glad
you reminded me to add The Chronicles of Narnia to my reading list. A teacher
read some of the books to us when I was in about fourth or fifth grade and I was
entranced by them but the school year ended before she finished reading us all
the books and I've always wanted to read the whole series.