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Geometric Sculpture of George W. Hart, mathematical sculptor

Geometric Sculpture of George W. Hart, mathematical sculptor
George W. Hart As a sculptor of constructive geometric forms, my work deals with patterns and relationships derived from classical ideals of balance and symmetry. Mathematical yet organic, these abstract forms invite the viewer to partake of the geometric aesthetic. I use a variety of media, including paper, wood, plastic, metal, and assemblages of common household objects. Classical forms are pushed in new directions, so viewers can take pleasure in their Platonic beauty yet recognize how they are updated for our complex high-tech times. Because my works invite contemplation, slowly revealing their content, some viewers see them as meditation objects. This page shows some of my own favorite pieces. Public and Corporate Artworks University of London (2006) Massachusettes Institute of Technology (2003) Stony Brook University Northport Public Library (1999) Long Island Museum of Science and Technology (1999) U.C. More

Black or White: What Color Works Best for the Background of a Screen? Have you noticed that many business intelligence (BI) software companies have introduced black screens as the standard for mobile devices? Is this because mobile devices work better with black screens? If you look for the research, as I have, it isn’t likely that you’ll find any. Just as when dashboards were new and someone came up with the bright idea of using graphs that looked like speedometers and fuel gauges on cars and everyone else followed suit, the practice of black screens on mobile devices has been adopted for the same reason: someone did it and others followed. Few software vendors in the BI space do research or even read relevant research by others. I recently gave a keynote presentation at one of Actuate’s events and also led a separate smaller session to discuss data visualization best practices. No one seems to question the efficacy of light backgrounds for reading text. This leaves us with argument number 2 above regarding lighting conditions. Take care,

The Bizarre Flexible Paper Sculptures of Li Hongbo What at first look like delicate works of carved porcelain are actually thousands of layers of soft white paper, carved into busts, skulls, and human forms by Beijing artist Li Hongbo. A book editor and designer, the artist became fascinated by traditional Chinese toys and festive decorations known as paper gourds made from glued layers of thin paper which can be stored flat but then opened to reveal a flower or other shape. He applied the same honeycomb-like paper structure to much larger human forms resulting in these highly flexible sculptures. Hongbo recently had a solo show at Dominik Mersch Gallery in Australia who made the videos above, and you can see much more of his work on their website.

Graphic Transfer home of the Shofu Lab Air-Z Oil Free Tool Studio > Home Paper Art - 100 Extraordinary Examples of Paper Art Paper art can be traced back to Japan, where it originated over a thousand years ago. From complex paper cutting to book carving, this is an ever expanding area of design that is hardly talked about. These intricate paper designs grace museums and exauhibitions throughout the world and is becoming yet another exciting medium of expression for many designers. Some of the artists featured here use simple materials, such as A4 printing papeel, while others resort to unexpected materials, such as actual books, as their prime materials. In this article, we’ll take a look at 13 remarkable artists and showcase their truly amazing pieces of paper art. Peter Callesen Visit website Jen Stark Visit website Simon Schubert Visit website Brian Dettmer: Book Sculptures Visit website Sher Christopher Visit website Elsa Mora Visit website Yulia Brodskaya Visit Website Su Blackwell Visit website Richard Sweeney Visit website Jolis Paons Visit website Bovey Lee Visit website Bert Simons Visit website Ingrid Siliakus Visit website

Art Beckons Following a prompt from TattingChic, I decided to take her challenge and blog about the following photo: This is a photo of my friends Penny, Clark, and myself at the Kandahar ski lodge in Whitefish Montana. A few years ago, I decided to attend a singles conference with my church and I already knew Clark through internet contacts. He introduced me to Penny who drove our little carpool the 8-hour trip from Billings. When we got to the lodge, Penny was assigned as my roommate for the weekend and we became fast friends. I'm tagging 5 of you to take up this challenge:Letha - - - - - So now it's your turn...The rules are:1. go to your documents/pictures.2. go to your 5th file.3. go to your 5th picture.4. blog about it.5. tag 5 people.

Tangle Harmony | Zentangle® art, classes, and more | Page 16 Weekly Challenges: Catching up #51-59 This week, I'm catching up on several weeks of challenges from Laura Harms... Weekly Challenge #51: New Tangle, FIFE Weekly Challenge #53: Diva Tangle - Undine Weekly Challenge #54: Purple Haze Weekly Challenge #55: String Theory VIII: Moebius Trip Weekly Challenge #56: Non Dominatrix v.2 Weekly Challenge #57: Use My Tangle I Weekly Challenge #58: Diamonds Weekly Challenge #59: Mardi Gras Zentangle and Colour class Feb. 12, 2012 Earlier today, I had a great Zentangle and Colour class at the St. It was great fun to play with all the art supplies. Posted in classes Tagged Zentangle Zentangle class Feb. 5, 2012 My last Intro to Zentangle class took place at the St.