Mona Lisa (also known as La Gioconda or La Joconde) is a 16th century portrait painted in oil on a poplar panel by Leonardo da Vinci during the Italian Renaissance. The work is owned by the Government of France and is on the wall in the Louvre in Paris, France with the title Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo. It is perhaps the most famous and iconic painting in the world. Prevalent in the major works of Leonardo Da Vinci and underlying many of his design…
Making Art with the Golden Ratio
You can do some pretty cool stuff with the golden ratio. The image above is made from taking each quarter-circle in the golden spiral and expanding it into a full circle. In the second image, the spiral and the golden rectangles are overlaid on the the first image, showing how it works.
PCA Sacred Geometry
This is a detail from a Mandala design by a dear continuing Sacred Geometry student Christianna Kreiss. Since taking her first class, Christianna continues to create lots of beautiful Mandalas, Rose windows and other designs. Check out examples of works that the students have created over the past Sacred Geometry class sessions. I've kept their works as anonymous to respect their privacy. Enjoy! AA1o
Fibonacci Spiral In Human Settlement Patterns
O hai, it's me again. I was looking at the Fibonacci spiral, and noticed that it can sort of be found in land masses. The Tibetan plateau if very Fibonacci-like. This was the first one I noticed. The coast along the Gulf of Mexico uses the spiral, from New Orleans to the end of Mexico, and then up through the middle of the Great Lakes. This may look like I'm just looking for coincidences by applying the fibonacci spiral to various maps, rather than finding actual information. That kind of is…
What is magnetism, really? - CR4 Discussion Thread
Good Answer: Where to start sorry about the bullets 1. Photons have pretty much been shown to have zero rest mass... One reason among many is that they disappear when they stop. 2. Remember that...