Michael Binkley Demonstrates Fretting Technique

There are numerous techniques for carving stone and each depends on the type of stone, the scale of the sculpture and the complexity of the composition.

This short video shows me working on a large, abstract sculpture which I am carving from Carrara Petacchi marble. There are over 65 different types of the lovely white marble […]

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Fibonacci and the Golden Ratio

This short film is beautifully crafted in CGI by Cristobal Vila and illustrates the Fibonacci sequence, as well as Delaunay Triangulation and Voronoi Tessellations. It begins with showing how the nautilus builds the chambers of its shell to accommodate its body’s growth, and moves on to the sunflower and the dragonfly.

My friend, Briar Cook made […]

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Invest in Art for Enjoyment

Mona Lisa painting spoof

While on a visit to my relatives in Alberta, I came across an article in the Calgary Herald newspaper that caught my eye, Invest in Art for Art’s Sake. It made me smile, as the article says exactly what I have been telling my […]

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