This article explains how to create some simple mathematical shapes with graphics.py, a popular graphics library for Python written by John Zelle. Graphics.py is a single file containing graphics functions such as Point, Line, Circle and Rectangle. In this article though, we are just going to use it to plot single points.
At the top of the page is a blancmange like shape. The program that drew it is at the bottom of the article, if you want to jump straight there. Otherwise, a couple of simpler plots will be demonstrated first, just to show a couple of underlying principles. Continue reading