“Spider’s Web Diatom”

Spider’s Web Diatom, Egg Tempera on Board, 16″ x 16″ Searching for geometric patterns in nature, I found diatoms. This painting based on a “spiders-web” diatom is made with homemade egg tempera paint. Approximately twenty-five percent of earth’s oxygen comes from diatoms. So take four deeps breaths and thank diatoms for one of ‘em.

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