SciArt Magazine - All Issues - Page 22

Ouroboros (2008). 40” x 40”. Layered hand cut paper, acrylic ink & colored pencil. without an assistant and which will store and ship between two pieces of large foam core. The added benefit to these practical considerations is that when I randomly layer components one on top of another, new design complexities pop out in infinitely different ways. Q: I would love to hear a little about your artistic process — what does researching each piece generally involve? A: Some of the early work directly interprets headlines about water ecology. Because water is a strategic geopolitical issue there is plenty of research available. Sensitive Chaos: The Creation of Flowing Forms in Water and Air, my bible, provides me physical documentation of water behavior and shapes like the vortex and the fat triangle and egg shape that water repeatedly makes under it ́