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chris aquinto: his art

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Most of my work is done using sharpie markers, pencils…

 

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… a ruler, squares,  and a small engineering stencil.

 

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I mark out in pencil all the line work first. I like using circles in my work.

 

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Using the compass and ruler I can make a circle and I can inscribe within it a regular polygon with 3, 4, 5, 17, or even 51 sides (also double any of these numbers, and double those, etc.)

A line segment of any whole number or fractional length can also be constructed with compass and straight edge, as well as various other tasks.

 

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I tend to play around with the line work until I have something that looks interesting to me, making circles, portions of circles, lines, polygons, and whatever else I feel like.

Color is my weakest aspect. I try to pick interesting colors to use, but I’m almost never happy with my choices…

Once colors are chosen, I shade and redo the line work in sharpies.

episode 4: overpaid rockstar teacher programmatics

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am i really going to start tattooing again-for-the-third-time?does math need US in order to exist? are space puppies > spacemonkeys? if we become cyborgs will A.I. continue to need us? all this, plus nathan’s amazing ‘boolean algebra rant on the not-so-special christmas edition of my friends divorce!’

BONUS FEATURES FOR THIS PODCAST!

• See Chris Aquinto’s amazing MATHEMATICS-BASED ART


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