The Golden ratio

From Mathematics to philosophy the divine proportion or   golden ratio has  been used to analyze the proportions of natural objects as well as man-made systems The golden ratio is also called the golden section (Latin: sectio aurea) or golden mean. Other names include extreme and mean ratio,medial section, divine proportion, divine section (Latin: sectio divina), golden proportion, golden cut, and golden number The World English Dictionary explains the golden mean as the middle course between extremes or the perfect moderate course or position that avoids extremes;the happy medium. […]

3D Printing Overview Part 2 [Video]

Continuing from 3D Printing Overview Part 1   3D Printing Methods These are common methods used in 3D Printing, each have it’s own advantages, materials, workflows, and result models. Stereolithography (SLA) 3D Systems explains the process of Stereolithography The first commercially available 3D printer (not called a 3D printer back then) used the stereolithography (SLA) method. […]

This Amazing Tool Helps You Draw Pictures Like an Old Master [Video]

Technology and art are ancient bedfellows. For centuries, artists have used technologically advanced tools to create and improve their masterpieces. Though the optical aids that were used hundreds of year ago have mostly been replaced with computers and digital tools, two university art professors are determined to bring a classic 19th-century device back into use. […]