Cylindrical Anamorphosis of Parametric Surfaces

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Mirror anamorphosis is a distorted projection that a viewer sees as a normal undeformed image when reflected [1].


This Demonstration deals with the artist's process: given a realistic 3D surface, make a new surface of the deformed, anamorphic image as reflected in the cylindrical mirror. The surfaces used are parametric surfaces defined by the built-in Mathematica function ParametricPlot3D.

The technique of 3D cylindrical anamorphosis is used by many graphic artists [2].


Contributed by: Erik Mahieu (June 2017)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



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