Dodecahedron with Mandalas

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Dodecahedron with Mandalas

This rotating image took three different programs to create. First, I made the mandala (seen in the previous post) using Geometer’s Sketchpad. Next, I used MS-Paint to complete the colorization of it. Finally, I used Stella 4d (see http://www.software3d.com/stella.php if you’d like to try or buy it) to put this mandala on each face of a dodecahedron, and then create the rotating .gif you see here.

I find both Stella 4d and Geometer’s Sketchpad to be indispensable tools for mathematical investigations and the creation of geometrical art, and highly recommend both programs.

Compound of Five Rhombic Dodecahedra

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Compound of Five Rhombic Dodecahedra

These images were created with software you can find at http://www.software3d.com/stella.php.

If you make the faces invisible, and just view a wire-frame model, this compound looks like this:

Cuboctahedra 5

This second image will get larger if you click on it.