Ripples on a Pond - Alek Parsons

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For this assignment, I started by creating a small grid of points and then cylinders. I altered the amount of cylinders and the spacing by using sliders throughout the process in order to test different things. I then modeled one pebble dropping, diminishing the effect of the pebble as the distance from the point increased. As I added a second and third dropped pebble, I had to change some parameters, such as the number of cylinders, the "waviness" or the factor by which the distance was multiplied. In order to determine the effect of multiple dropped pebbles, I decided to model the waves as cumulative, which created some interesting effects on the model.