# MissPhilbin/GeekGurlDiaries

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 # Geek Gurl Diaries Episode 33: Xmas Special Make Snowflakes with Turtle # By Carrie Anne Philbin # https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHmeX7YTHBY import turtle import random # setup the window with a background colour wn = turtle.Screen() wn.bgcolor("cyan") # assign a name to your turtle elsa = turtle.Turtle() elsa.speed(15) # create a list of colours sfcolor = ["white", "blue", "purple", "grey", "magenta"] # create a function to create different size snowflakes def snowflake(size): # move the pen into starting position elsa.penup() elsa.forward(10*size) elsa.left(45) elsa.pendown() elsa.color(random.choice(sfcolor)) # draw branch 8 times to make a snowflake for i in range(8): branch(size) elsa.left(45) # create one branch of the snowflake def branch(size): for i in range(3): for i in range(3): elsa.forward(10.0*size/3) elsa.backward(10.0*size/3) elsa.right(45) elsa.left(90) elsa.backward(10.0*size/3) elsa.left(45) elsa.right(90) elsa.forward(10.0*size) # loop to create 20 different sized snowflakes with different starting co-ordinates for i in range(20): x = random.randint(-200, 200) y = random.randint(-200, 200) sf_size = random.randint(1, 4) elsa.penup() elsa.goto(x, y) elsa.pendown() snowflake(sf_size) # leave the window open until you click to close wn.exitonclick()