space junk" page, but once that grid was in place it seemed to want a square grid all over. I obliged.
I'm not happy with streakiness of the grays in the lower right but I wanted to try a gradation where the same gray is the dark gray in the light portion, and the light gray in the dark portion.
MAGIC SQUARE OF NINE PAINTING
During my long mandala phase, I did this acrylic painting of a magic square of nine, except instead of simply writing a number in each square I devised an image to represent the number. The centers of the half-circles at the perimeter are filigree metal pieces.
|"Magic Square of Nine" - Sold|
24" (60 cms.) square; acrylic mixed media
A magic square is a grid of numbers such that each horizontal, vertical, and diagonal row results in the same sum. A magic square of nine is one of the simplest, comprising only nine squares. The sum of each row is 15.