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  • Art. collage. For Example: Daniel Watkins

    17.01.2017

    Daniel Watkins

    collage

    My background is in mathematics and earth sciences. As an artist, I explore the visual consequences of basic mathematic concepts such as symmetry, random processes, and pattern recognition.

    Perfect symmetry, while simple to describe mathematically and create with a computer algorithm, is rare in nature. Natural objects exhibiting near-perfect symmetry are striking -- mineral crystals, leaves, flowers, animals, canyons, and mountains -- but in nearly every case, a closer look reveals differences across supposed lines of symmetry.

    The ability to recognize an underlying symmetric form in an image that is mathematically asymmetrical is an example of the highly developed human ability to find and describe patterns. The following series of collages explores this by enforcing reflectional symmetry in geometric shapes. The symmetry is deliberately approximated by using two separate pieces of the same image for each supposed reflection.

    www.danielmwatkins.com
  • Art. collage. For Example: Daniel Watkins

    16.01.2017

    Daniel Watkins

    collage

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    www.danielmwatkins.com
  • Art. collage. For Example: Daniel Watkins

    16.01.2017

    Daniel Watkins

    collage

    NANA

    www.danielmwatkins.com
  • FOR EXAMPLE: FAVOURITES

    01.05.2017

    Art, collage, Scott Albrecht

    Scott Albrecht

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    16.08.2014

    Art, collage, Magda Dudziak

    Magda Dudziak

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    10.12.2016

    Art, collage, Jack Samels

    Jack Samels

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    08.01.2013

    Art, collage, happyred fish

    happyred fish

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    06.07.2014

    Art, collage, Denice Creugers

    Denice Creugers

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    02.02.2014

    Art, collage, Philippe Debongnie

    Philippe Debongnie

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    08.11.2012

    Art, collage, sarah eisenlohr

    sarah eisenlohr

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    30.09.2014

    Art, collage, Tristesse Seeliger

    Tristesse Seeliger

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