Kaleidoscope Effect

A kaleidoscope is where several mirrors are placed at an angle to one another.

Typically there are three rectangular mirrors set at 60° to each other so that they form an equilateral triangle. The 60° angle generates an infinite regular grid of duplicate images of the original, with each image having six possible angles and being a mirror image or not.

As the tube is rotated, the tumbling of the coloured objects presents varying colours and patterns. Arbitrary patterns show up as a beautiful symmetrical pattern created by the reflections.

This effect will be the main element of my final assignment.

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Kaleidoscope Effect

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