Monthly Archives: October 2015

A Cluster of Thirty-One Rhombic Enneacontahedra

The rhombic enneacontahedron has thirty faces which are narrow rhombi, and sixty faces which are wider rhombi. It is also known as a vertex-based zonohedrified dodecahedron. To create this cluster-polyhedron, I started with one rhombic enneacontahedron in the center, and … Continue reading

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Imp: A Painting from 2004

The medium I used for this 2004 painting, Imp, was acrylic on canvas. It turns out I have blogged this before, here, and I did not mean to create a duplicate post — but the colors appear different in the … Continue reading

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Op Art from 2010

I recently found this “lost artwork” I made in 2010, two years before starting this blog. Traditionally, “op art” is black and white, only — but “traditionally” is a word seldom applied to anything I do, and I see no … Continue reading

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Rebecca West, on Feminism — and My Own, Personal Reasons for Calling Myself a Feminist

Of my two parents, one (no longer living) was a misogynistic, manipulative, abusive monster, with a list of surviving victims longer than this entire blog-post. My mother, however, is living, and has always been a feminist. I was raised by … Continue reading

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Mild Social Protest, the Easy Way!

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A Forgotten Mandala, from 2010

Someone found this, and “liked” it, in my old Facebook pictures. I had forgotten all about it, until this happened. It is a mandala, made of rhombi, with nine-fold symmetry, made in 2010 with Geometer’s Sketchpad — two years before … Continue reading

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Eight Selections from the Stellation-Series of the Rhombic Enneacontahedron

The stellation-series of the rhombic enneacontahedron has many polyhedra which are, to be blunt, not much to look at — but there are some attractive “gems” hidden among this long series of polyhedral stellations. The one above, the 33rd stellation, … Continue reading

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