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    We drew the outline of a hand, very lightly in pencil, and then began drawing lines freehand across the paper. When part of the hand was in the way of the straight line, each artist had to "crawl over" their finger or hand with curves and arcs. The optical illusion became very obvious if the lines were close together and the curves fairly strong.

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    Relplot: equation plotter. A useful tool for creating some high quality "plots" of equations. You define the equation and the ranges for the x and y planes and the script creates a nice pdf for you.

    digital animation for the iPad...from Peter H. Reynolds of The Dot and Ish fame.

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