Collections of Geometric Shapes in Flatland

Here are a number of different shaped creatures that may be found in Flatland. The rectangle on the left, may have had encounters with intrusive lines, as evidenced by the discolored scars on its body. The other blue rectangle may have just had a corner lopped off by a dangerous, sharp triangle. One can see […]

Rightish Angle

Here is another example of intersecting lines that I found on the surface of a local parking lot. The angle defined by the outer boundary of the blue ‘L’ is a bit greater than 90 degrees. The inner angle appears to be less than 90 degrees.  Taken together, as lines of two dimensions, the angle […]

Octagonal Place Mats

As a child, I always liked playing with blocks. Something about fitting wooden squares and triangles together appealed to me. That tendency is still with me, apparently. While my wife and I were waiting for our food to arrive, I fit two of the eight-sided place mats together. The woven patterns matched pretty closely where […]

New Approach

Today’s watercolor experiment: I bought a new brush today. I never had one like it before. It a 3/4″ oval wash brush. The bristles are about an inch long and they area smooth and flexible. I started today’s watercolor by using this brush to see how it works. After I soaked the paper with water, […]