Sometimes all of the stars align and you’re perfectly on course to your destiny, without a doubt. Other times you have a sense of direction but things around you are rocking and moving in ways that aren’t totally in sync with that vision. A slight fog rests yet you continue on the course that you last knew as ‘the course’. “New Day Rising” unveils expectation and hope amidst uncertainty; focused direction when the course isn’t clearly seen.
Something the casual onlooker may not realize is that beneath the beauty of ‘Day 5’ there is also an amazing structure. It’s not just a pretty picture of a tree. For a piece that proclaims INTELLIGENT DESIGN, first through it’s name…pointing to God as Creator depicting days 1-5 of Creation from the Bible, but also to God as creator of everything….including geometry.
The more scientists study nature and life forms, the more amazed they become as they see the flawless perfection to the Nth detail. Therefore, what better way to speak about Creation than with tessellations as the bone structure of this piece.
So what is a tessellation?