Turtle Fractals (2015-2016)

Fractals that use turtle graphics and L-Systems


This project explores creating fractals using L-Systems. The output graphics can be displayed with the Python `turtle` module, or it can be

Languages / Libraries:

  • Python
  • JavaScript (node.js)


  • Turtle Graphics
  • L-Systems
  • Fractals
  • SVG Graphics

Turtle Graphics

SVG Graphics

Sphero & Robots

Lindenmayer Systems (L-Systems)


  • Model an L-System
  • Generate fractals that can be traced by Python's turtle graphics and SVG

Needed Improvements:

  • Handle delay in the Sphero commands
  • Use PySerial to send messages to the Sphero