Fractal geometry with Jitter.
By Peter Elsea
“Fractal geometry is the study of objects that have a property known as self- similarity – They are made up of smaller copies of the overall shape. One of the most popular is called the Sierpinski triangle”
The Max patches were developed (stolen) from Elsea’s lecture notes at http://peterelsea.com/Maxtuts_jitter/Fractals_in_Max.pdf. The first patch draws Sierpinski triangles. The second patch is generalized to circular shapes with N corners.
- fractal1.maxpat (triangle)
- fractal-n-corners.maxpat (N corners)
You will need to download Elsea’s Lobjects abstractions and add the path to Max in Options | File Preferences: http://peterelsea.com/lobjects.html