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The golden mean explained and adapted in art

The golden ratio is one of those amazing concepts that covers almost all the areas of STEAM! The mathematical concept can be found in many famous pieces of artwork. This page has several resources for teaching it.

WetCanvas: ArtSchool Online: Painting with John Hagan: Golden Mean - advanced lesson

Golden Mean Ratio: The golden ratio describes the relationship between two proportions. Very similar to nature it follows the 1:1.61 Ratio.

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the ancient Greeks saw this ratio as being so special they gave it its own name and they called it Phi (Greek symbol:φ). The same name still used today. The mathematical value is approximately 1.618…. The Greeks used this ratio to construct proportional rectangles which they believed as being the "most beautiful rectangles"

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Golden Ratio in Art and Architecture

The Golden Ratio and Golden Triangle used as the 'blueprint' for da Vinci's "Mona Lisa."

SMITH AS MEDIA: January 2015