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Back in 1998 we came across a picture of an old watermill in the USA. I decided to lake the picture and use an animated version of the picture along with the Dorian Gray II Java applet to show the wheel turning.
We thought the result was quite effective and put it on a website at Xoom (now long gone) stating that we didn't know where the picture came from.
It didn't take long for someone to e-mail us with the necessary information.
This applet again was a challenge since the picture required had to be hand animated by drawing each frame's spokes. There are only four frames in the animation but I started out with a lot more before I got a realistic effect. It was one of the first animations I produced. One day, if I ever get time, I'll go back to it and add some water splashing and a smoother animation.
This animtion has been copied several times, sometimes people even asked for permission to use it!
Having found out about Mabry Mill it then became one of a series of watermill applets. If you're visiting the area just stand there long enough and one day you'll meet us taking more pictures.
You are Listening to "Arabesque" by Debussy.
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