The assignment was to create an applet that combined a natural phenomenon with an unnatural one. The leaves were changing at the time, and I noticed that their sequence was similar to that of traffic lights: first green, then yellow and red. So I combined the two.

The simulation runs for around 30 seconds. As it plays, clicking the mouse on the image will simulate wind blowing on the tree.

This was a one week assignment for John Maeda's Numeric Photography course that took place in the Fall of 1998.

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