"Inner Wisdom" 1-color risograph print on 11 x 17 paper, limited edition of 100
This is one of my few images that does not incorporate fractals in some way. Fractals are a new class of geometry, and I wanted this piece to pay homage to the classical geometry of old which got us as far as it did. To do that, I painted a face to match the pattern known as the Seed of Life in sacred geometry. This one simple design of overlapping circles can be constructed using only a compass and contains within it enough information to accurately draw most of the common geometric shapes we are familiar with, even some 3d solids. I used a Euclidean distance transform to create lines which emanate from this pattern to halftone the face. The wide open third eye represents an archetypal ideal of clarified thinking toward which we can strive.