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David Johnson's avatar David Johnson

My entry consists of 3 abstract figures all created on a wood lathe. Each piece was designed in proportion to the other two using the "Golden Proportion -- 1/1.618". The base of a body is in proportion to the height. Each head is in proportion to its body. Each figure is in proportion to its adjoining partner. The wood used for the bodies is Jatoba. Each piece has a different color wood for the head to represent the people of the world: White - Ash, Brown - Mahogany, Black - Wenge. The pieces were purposely abstract to let the viewer decide what the figures represent. The bodies are the color of a monk's robe. Other viewers think of them as angels. The viewer decides. The "Golden Proportion or Golden Ratio" was adhered to so as to show how mathematics and form can yield something aesthetically pleasing to the eye. The different colors of people bring in a whole added dimension.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 8 inches
  • Medium: Exotic woods
  • Width: 18 inches
  • Year created: 2018
  • Height: 16 inches