Sacred Geometry

Mathematicians since Euclid have studied properties of the golden ratio, including dimensions of the golden rectangle (where the ratio of the longer side to the shorter is the golden ratio). This proportion is aesthetically pleasing. According to the Pythagorium Theory, geometry is a powerful underpinning of the universe. 90 degree angles in rectangles explain much … More Sacred Geometry

Botanical Illustration

This quick study (2 hours) is based on a 19th century botanical illustration, a favorite theme of mine to reference.     The first step to painting a copy is to map out the composition using a mathematical division of the space, and placing the image along the sweet spots of diagonals, horizontals, verticals, using … More Botanical Illustration