algorithmic modeling for Rhino
Using a simple iterated function system (IFS).
Any chance you could post the script you used to create this?
Oh,cool,thank you very much Jack Young ,i will try it later and share my works.
Plant growth can be represented with a generative algorithm called Lindenmayer-System (L-System for short). It is a kind of fractal which uses if/ then commands at its simplest level. Its explained much more eloquently here:
With the leaf you could probably draw the leaf boundary, create a starting point and then set off the fractal generator. To get the variable thickness you could vary it depending on the number of individual paths to the start, the least paths making the thickest lines. Leaves, and many other natural structures like dragonfly wings use the voronoi cell structure which is incredibly strong. (side note, dragonflies are possibly the coolest animals ever, they have survived longer than any other animal in the world with the least change in their physical make up, are amazingly agile thanks to a completely different flying mechanism to most other insects, made possible in part by the wing structure. if you want to know more this is an interesting paper:
http://www.delfly.nl/publications/Jongerius%20and%20Lentink%202010%... ). If you want to use this method to create it this is quite a fun tutorial I found using the voronoi component in grasshopper:
Thomas Helzle uses this in interesting and imaginative ways:
Alternatively this is a more simple way of creating a similar effect using diffusion-limited aggregation:
Hi Daniel,i love you work very much ,and i want to write scripts of the leaves show above,i have no ideas about it ,could you help me please? thank you very much!!!
i love it
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