Category Archives: graphics

Draw arc wedges in C#

This example defines several extension methods that draw various interesting items including the one that I originally set out to draw: arc wedges. The extension methods let you easily draw arc wedges, arcs with tic marks, line segments with tic … Continue reading

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Make an Apollonian gasket filled with images in C#

This example shows how to draw an Apollonian gasket filled with images of a cat. (I promise that this will be my last cat fractal for a while, although I may have one other cat image post coming up. ;-)) … Continue reading

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Draw an image spiral in C#

This example lets you draw image spirals similar to the one shown above. This example lets you draw image spirals similar to the one shown above. It’s mostly just for fun, although it does include a useful exercise in graphics … Continue reading

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Draw an improved heartagram in C#

My previous post Draw a heartagram in C# uses a smooth curve to draw the curved part of a heartagram. The result is pretty good, but if you look closely you’ll see that its edges curve in to the shape’s … Continue reading

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Draw a heartagram in C#

The heartagram is a symbol created by vocalist Ville Valo and used by the band HIM. I’m not particularly a fan, but I think the heartagram shape is interesting so I wanted to make one with a C# program. The … Continue reading

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Connect two line segments with a circular arc in C#

Recently I wanted to make a circular arc that connected two line segments. The .NET DrawCurve method lets you connect points with a smooth curve relatively easily, but the curve is a spline and not a circular arc. (I’ll post … Continue reading

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Crop images to specific sizes in C#

Sometimes I need to crop images to specific sizes or aspect ratios. For example, the following list shows some recommended image sizes for Google Business. Profile image – 250×250 pixels Cover photo – 1080×608 pixels Shared images – 497×373 pixels … Continue reading

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Draw on top of a background image in C#

Drawing on a background image is actually very easy. It seems to be a common question on the internet, however, so I decided to make this example. This example draws on a background image in two ways. If you just … Continue reading

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See which section is under the mouse in a sunburst chart in C#

My earlier post Make a sunburst chart in C#, Part 4 shows how you can draw a sunburst chart. This example shows how you can tell which section the mouse is over when you move the mouse over the chart. … Continue reading

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Make a Pinterest-style diagonal picture montage in C#

This example was inspired by a picture montage generated by Pinterest. Several months ago, my girlfriend and I started a bakery (see the website here), and a cool image appeared on our Pinterest page (which is here). Pinterest had taken … Continue reading

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