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Geometry ? Graphic Design? Visual Arts?
Posted:
Apr 17, 2007 1:26 PM


I have spent over 100 hours with GIMP trying to design an LED cluster and have a design that I ALMOST Like. I need help! But, would this be a Geometry question or a Graphic Design question or a Visual Arts question? What I have is a center LED then an inner circle with 3 evenly spaced LEDs, a middle circle with 9 almost evenly spaced LEDs and an outer circle with 12 evenly spaced LEDs. Circles are evenly spaced from each other. I then have 3 segments using the 3 circles (excludes the center led) arranged into 3 almost triangles  outer edge is a curve  with 8 LEDs, 3 LEDs on a side with 1 led in the middle. The outer and inner circles remain circles while the middle circle is a bit misshapen. I think I should be able to do away with the center LED and move the 3 triangles closer together and yet have the LEDs almost evenly spaced in all directions while keeping 3 circles and 3 triangles. I think this these last steps would make it both look better and I can control 24 LEDs for $25 less than 25 LEDs and less programming. But, I cannot do the last steps. I just cannot make my vision real. I can almost see it, but am stymied. Any help? Where should I ask.
This is for a personal project, not commercial.
Thanks.



