Archive for March, 2008

For Origami Tessellations

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

If you haven’t visited www.origamitessellations.com, it’s well worth checking out. Eric Gjerde points out the wonderful work of a number of artists who fold paper, often into repeating geometric shapes. I don’t fold paper, but one day I took a picture of a napkin! Here it is:

The reason I relate this [...]

Help select contest entry

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Over at A Singular Creation they’re having an “Art Showdown Contest” with the theme “Geometric Shapes and Fractals”. Entries are due by March 14, 2008. You get to submit 3 images. I’ve whittled my choices down to 8. Could you help me get it down to 3? Let me know which ones you like best [...]

Geometric Art 2005frostgrassa12643b_2 in Detail

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

A small version of this image has been on curtis-hill.com for some time, and recently it came up for discussion in a geometry class at West Lincoln High School in Lincolnton, NC, so I thought I’d offer some close-up views. Two versions are available at Imagekind, one with a single instance of the basic [...]

Geometric Art moneya1616168c_4 in Detail

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

This fun pattern shows the beauty of US currency. Here are links to the pattern and source photo at Imagekind, where I sell my work:

 

In this design I’ve chosen not to repeat the basic tiling unit, because the interesting thing isn’t so much the interaction between parts, as the parts themselves. I want the details [...]