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Dave must put lots of work into Kitchen Science!
« on: 26/04/2010 22:30:03 »
John Muir  asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Hallo,

And a huge Thank You for newbielink:http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/podcasts/ [nonactive] and also the newbielink:http://www.thenakedscientists.com [nonactive].

I've been following you for about two years now and it just struck me
today, while looking at the Flame Tornado, how much work Dave Ansell
must put into creating each Kitchen Science article with the custom-made
graphics. I'd be very interested to hear what software Dave uses to
create these graphics.

Best regards,
John Muir

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Dave must put lots of work into Kitchen Science!
« Reply #1 on: 09/05/2010 07:59:46 »
I'm still quite fascinated how these diagrams are created. Would it be possible to show the steps in creating one of the diagrams in e.g. "Surface tension and water" (11th April, 2010)?
 

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Dave must put lots of work into Kitchen Science!
« Reply #2 on: 10/05/2010 09:34:23 »
I tend to start with primitives like rectangles or triangles, then either glue them together or convert them into a polyline and add or move around points in the object. Next time I do one I will try and remember to save the intermediate steps and show you.
 

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