Patrick O'Brien


I write computer algorithms that generate unusual shapes and designs for 3D printing, virtual reality and games. Polygons. Lots of polygons.

pkobrien favorited Color Quick Reference by stannum
January 6, 2016
pkobrien commented on Color Quick Reference by stannum
January 6, 2016
Color Quick Reference
pkobrien This is an insanely good idea, and I'm incredibly jealous that I didn't think of something like this myself!
pkobrien commented on Octopus Vial Pendant by MichaelMueller
January 2, 2016
Octopus Vial Pendant
pkobrien I agree with @Shea_Design. That is really cool. Well done.
pkobrien commented on Rainkis-Hexa by pkobrien
December 4, 2015
pkobrien @kit.wallace My pleasure. The Clojure community is terrific and the Lisp heritage is really powerful. Clojure is a great tool that should serve you well.
pkobrien @kit.wallace All of my design code is on Github at
pkobrien @kit.wallace This one starts as a hexahedron and then I've applied a mix of Conway kis as well as Catmull-Clark (three times), then kis again with negative distance to get the concave facets, followed by the color determined by the face normals.
pkobrien I'm happy to answer any questions about this design. It was generated using custom computer code that I developed. Feel free to post your questions or comments here.


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