Design in Nature

The golden ratio can be represented in nature and is said to be the guide that drives beauty. Artists often duplicated nature and one way of doing this is by incorporating the golden ratio into the artwork.

This piece was made by the artist Walter Valentini and shows a contrast between blank space and lines and other shapes. Abstract Geometry is what dominates this piece and shows a balance throughout the whole painting. He was inspired by what he had learned about the Golden Ratio and built something representing its perfect form and balance and true beauty.
This piece represents two seeds of life and is to be hung and used to create shadow shapes on the wall that harmonizes well with the shape in the room bringing balance to a room. These two flowers or "seeds of life" are what are used to build the "flower of life" and represent the power that we all have in each of us to create something magnificent and have the blueprints for life in them.
This piece was made by Pablo Serrano and is an abstract piece that has a spiral on top of a base with an intricate motion town the top where the spiral is connected to the bottom piece. There is also a pencil that is vertical along the spiral. A spiral is the shape created when ascending up in numerical value that adheres to the golden ratio so that the sum of 2 numbers divided by first number is 1.68 more than the last number in the series.
The pinecone goes with a peculiar shape and if measured, it represents the golden ratio. The same design is found on the inside of flowers and is also coordinated with magnetic lines and have to do with the multiplication of added geometries to the whole.
This is a drum that has a feline face in the front and has a snake body and snakes are coming out of the nose of the person on this drum and a lot of these elements make up the holy and divine shamanic experience that is of great significance to many people of indigenous tribes. The divine is said to be the designer of the universe and embedded the golden ratio in all of nature to follow such a pattern.
This portrait follows a similar style to that of the mona lisa and the golden ratio spiral was traced when setting the face and body in the painting. It starts around the nose and extends out over his face and outside the frame.
This is a nice painting of The Channel of Gravelines and what is to be noted here is that the sky is .618 of the way up to the top of the photo and that puts it which the golden mean.
This painting is by Leonardo da Vinci and he was a very smart man with knowledge of the Golden Ratio and commonly used it in his works. Here, the door frame is proportional to the width of the lady on the right and what that does it up frame up the entire image.
This here piece of art is made by an unknown artist and is held in the Suntory Museum of Art. It has a grey and black checkered bored around it and has green for grass at the bottom and growing out of the ground is blue and white flowers. There are mountains behind the flowers and on top is a golden sky. The areas of different hue and shading have been calculated to match the golden ratio and adds balance to the artwork.
This photo shows a blue and white rabbit and some people and somethings going on in the bottom left portion of the painting. The spiral in which the fibonacci numbers increase starts on the people in front of the white rabbit on the left and end up swirling around to the right side where the pink on the right guides your focus back into the painting itself and helps to keep your focus.
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