Principles of Nature: towards a new visual language
Principles of Nature: towards a new visual language
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The artworks reproduced here are from my book (W. Roberts, 2003), edited and reformatted for the web and with some additional commentary or interactive modules in parts.


Area of a Eutrigon in etu,

a resonance
of relative units

Birdwing, acrylic on canvas mounted on board, by Wayne Roberts

 

acrylic (red, green , blue, and metallic gold)
on triangular canvas, mounted on board; 106 cm (h) x 121 cm (w),
© 2003 Wayne Roberts. All rights reserved.

In terms of etu, the new relative units of area, in the painting, the area of one blue triangle (a eutrigon) equals the product of the side-lengths of the red triangle and green triangle. See this page for a more detailed exposition of the proof.

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