Fractal Dragon Trouchet Curves

A talk by H. A. Verrill at the DMV 2022

Talk goals:

  • Describe Truchet tilings
  • Describe hinged tilings
  • Combine to give fractal dragons
  • Illustrate fractal dimension
  • Demonstrate a JavaScript program
  • Show some interactive art work

Operation sequence number of operations applied
Examples: Examples:

For a faster loading program with less pretty graphics, try my svg version here

(Options display style)
Initial tile orientation Colour parameter 1
Colour scheme Colour parameter 3
Background design Colour parameter 2
Line pattern Line width
Line metric Scale
Iteration stacking options y-shift
Variable level of iterations style option Amount of variable iteration
arc radius black line width grid centre