Fermat's Spiral Mandalas

Robert J. Krawczyk
Renaissance Banff: Mathematics, Music, Art, Culture (2005)
Pages 245–250


This paper explores Fermat's Spiral as a method to create circular point figures. It traces previous research into the variety of patterns created by the Fermat's Spiral based on a variety different angle intervals and number of points that control the scale of the figure and the packing of the spiral. Finally, a procedure of combining a series of spirals is proposed to form a mandala