2012 Light, Math, and Color

The students in my course Light, Math, & Color made these windows. Their assignment was to find an interesting mathematical topic and illustrate it with artglass. None of them had ever worked with glass before, so these are all first attempts. The math topics illustrated by these windows include the Pythagorean Theorem, the Golden Rectangle, the Four-Color Theorem, Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Triangle, and Circumscribing a Triangle, among others.

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Fantastic Fractals Final Projects

These are the final projects by the students in my Fantastic Fractals minicourse. After learning the math behind iterated function systems, Julia Sets, and the Mandelbrot Set, they went to work creating their own masterpieces. They used the software Apophysis and Fractal Explorer to generate these beauties.

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