Posted: Apr 17, 2012 1:54 pm
by Cito di Pense
UndercoverElephant wrote:
Cito di Pense wrote:
UndercoverElephant wrote:
lobawad wrote:Let's have idealism, solipsism, pick your ism, jettison your jism, expressed in a non-verbal manner.


Ah, a simulation, but in not so many words. A two-dimensional simulation. Of spoon-bending! Or should we call it a 'stimulation'? Prepare to jettison!



I think lobawad's challenge is a bit disingenuous, but works as a kind of object-lesson. I've always really liked that animation, but I don't know exactly why. I like the colours and the sinusoidal repetition, but I'm not about to hypnotise myself with it.

It's a two-dimensional simulation of, among other things, the way opaque solid objects eclipse each other in three dimensions, but it depends on that (and a specified angle to the illumination of the objects) to look cool. Basic facts for draughtsmen.