String Theory and How Spaghetti Serves as an example

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“Spaghalaxy” Watercolor and Salt on Watercolor Paper, 18 x 24″

In my expanded water media class, we were challenged to paint String Theory, or rather a theory to explain all theories, the idea that everything is made up of vibrating strings. After gathering enough information to have a basic understanding of this theory, I drew out a nice pile of spaghetti.

Other than the obvious fact that spaghetti is really a string of noodles, I tied in other relationships between spaghetti and string theory. For example, the way that spaghetti encompasses several ingredients to create a meal and the  idea that everything is connected and weaving in and out.

 

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November 2nd 

Working on “text, texture, pattern, or narrative” project. I’m just now going over the wash.Finally finished my project for drawing.Working on a piece in expanded water media, combining two photos into one and painting it. 

Wednesday, October 26th

This project keeps taking unexpected turns. I’m down to the last layer of a laying down figure. It’s hard to edit which parts to keep and which parts to get rid of because I get so attached. And it’s also hard after the third layer because I keep going cross eyed.

I had to make a color chart to decide what went best with my color scheme so I could start building up the last figure. A golden yellow color was the winner and here’s my current progress!