Wikipedia:WikiProject Mathematics/Graphics
Mathematics articles can be greatly enhanced by the use of graphical illustration, these can often convey advanced concepts to a wide audience who may be put off by the heavy use of mathematical symbols. Unfortunately the difficulty in creating illustrations and figures for publications (and Wikipedia) leads to a scarcity of useful pictures in Wikipedia articles. Graphic designers may require academic guidance from mathematicians and mathematicians may require assistance in graphic arts.
This subpage is devoted to the development of graphics supporting mathrelated articles.
Current Issues
Please discuss these issues on talk.
 Constructions for Compass and straightedge and related articles. See Constructions
Old Issues

Image:Piunrolled.gif  new version of graphic uploaded, text merged to caption at Pi.
 I thought this was done but the thing got an FP nomination and now another version is debated; see which.
 Yet another new version  and a new nomination.
 Promoted.
 Radians:
 Please check Image:Radiancommon.png for accuracy.
 Claymation deformation of a torus. A 3D animation is now available. See Wikipedia:WikiProject Mathematics/Graphics/Torus.
Resources
Some fun reading for your free time:
 Bill Casselman has written a book about Mathematical Illustrations that can be downloaded free. At the bottom of that page is also a link to an AMS article (as PDF).
 Although out of print, another source of inspiration is topologist George K. Francis' A Topological Picturebook (ISBN 9780387964263).
 Mathematician Ralph Abraham at UCSC produced a 4volume series of books packed full of images, Dynamics, the Geometry of Behavior (ISBN 9780942344240). Available on CD from Aerial Press.
 The great geometer David Hilbert, along with Stephan CohnVossen, produced the musthave Geometry and the Imagination (ISBN 9780821819982), so good it was reprinted by the American Mathematical Society.
 More specialized is William S. Cleveland's The Elements of Graphing Data (ISBN 9780534173524), which is an excellent guide for its purpose.
 It may seem irrelevant, but a delightful nonmathematical source is Ollie Johnston and Frank Thomas, The Illusion of Life: Disney Animation (ISBN 9780786860708).
As well as the internal Wikipedia pages:
Participants
 User:Salix alba  interested in producing pictures of curves and surfaces
 John Reid (talk · contribs)  Willing to crank out almost anything if I can see how, what, where, and why.
 Tomruen (talk · contribs)  Not much time now, but I've done alot on polyhedron images, and hope to do more in the future.
 User:Linas  Bystander, with a small gallery of WP math images.
 Oleg Alexandrov (talk)  I like to draw pictures too, and have made few. A picture is worth a thousand words as they say. :) Especially when illustrating abstract math concents.
 KSmrq^{T} — A background and interest in both mathematics and graphics (illustrations and 3D and animation).
 Carl ^{(talkcontribs)}  will create vector graphics for just about any 2D concept (provided the software can handle it, of course). Working through geometry articles and replacing raster images with vector as appropriate.
 Kieff^{(talkcontribsgallery)} — Can make 3D renderings using POVRay, any sort of animated graphics and diagrams and some vector work. See gallery for some past works.
 Rocchini  I love mathematical images.
 Cronholm144  Anything svg
 Pbroks13  svg files
See also
 Category:Mathematics images
 Wikicommons math images
 Wikipedia:Wikipedians/Graphic artists
 Wikipedia:Requested pictures#Mathematics  images
 Wikipedia:Requested_pictures#Mathematics_2  diagrams
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