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Influence of math in writing

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by Breakinblazer2000, Nov 14, 2001.

  1. Breakinblazer2000

    Breakinblazer2000 Junior Member

    Joined: Sep 13, 2000 Messages: 178 Likes Received: 0
    Anyone ever thought about how math influences pieces? i'm doin this philosophy project on it so if anyone has some input let me know...
  2. canfucker

    canfucker Junior Member

    Joined: Nov 7, 2001 Messages: 227 Likes Received: 0
    I read something like that on artcrimes, or linked to artcrimes site that
    says how pieces letters are spaced evenly in order to look good, how the shadowing and 3-d effects are all geometrically even and stuff like that.
  3. mental invalid

    mental invalid Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 11, 2001 Messages: 13,050 Likes Received: 8
    ...i think hifi has got a research paper on "street" math...check it out....
  4. alkaline

    alkaline Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 2, 2001 Messages: 3,097 Likes Received: 0
    Also, do some research into "coloring-by-number." I've heard of a few mathematical theories that deal with number representations of color and how they relate to the overall asthetics of the piece.

    Or I might be talking out of my ass.
  5. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 235
    yo dog, you should do a paper on the mathmatical probability that graffiti is gonna get me mad pussy.

    seeking/uncarachtaristicly speaking
  6. cmeup

    cmeup Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 17, 2001 Messages: 9,485 Likes Received: 1
    hmmmm cuz of math you say?

    no wonder i fucking suck so bad. :)

    jokes niggggggggggggguh.

  7. bigpoppa.k

    bigpoppa.k Elite Member

    Joined: May 2, 2001 Messages: 3,151 Likes Received: 17
    umm... shapes and symetry.
  8. fiberoptical

    fiberoptical New Jack

    Joined: Apr 26, 2001 Messages: 31 Likes Received: 0
    It is our attempt at recreating aspects of the Sacred Geometry.Archetypes that represent where we and the universe come from.Our direct connection to the god force.

    Certain intersections of lines have a universally known and recognized impact and meaning.

    Geomatria. Pictographs.Ancient Symbolism...

    all relate to modern day piecing..in one form or another.

  9. rotgutparty

    rotgutparty Member

    Joined: Apr 10, 2001 Messages: 323 Likes Received: 0
    yeah, just like how renaissance painters used geometry to space the figures and put emphasis on certain places to engage the eye of the viewer. if you ever read the book, Ways Of Seeing, I believe it touches on those issues. i'm sure it translates well to lettering and is probably good to know, but i don't like the idea of relieing on formulas to make a nice piece. 36 chambers, yo.
  10. cdz

    cdz Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2001 Messages: 562 Likes Received: 0
    math is in eveything we do..........
  11. dukeofyork

    dukeofyork Senior Member

    Joined: Nov 9, 2000 Messages: 1,589 Likes Received: 1

    before or after your jaw started swelling up killer?

    ha ha..j/k
  12. Graf Orlok

    Graf Orlok Junior Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2001 Messages: 105 Likes Received: 0

    Eskae is (in my opinion) the king of geometric symbolism is graffiti. His link in Art Crimes is under Ezra Li - he just had a fine art show in Oakland where he made a dodecahedron out of string! This guy is using more brain power than my whole posse combined. I think there is even an essay in HiFi about math in graf that mentions him as an innovator. Darkat represent.
  13. Southern kid

    Southern kid Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 19, 2000 Messages: 3,965 Likes Received: 0
    well shit. no wonder i cant get the hang of this graff shit. that sucks. maybe math does have more to do with life than passing high school.

    or not.
  14. -sudz-

    -sudz- Guest

    u guys remeber in math class, they'd give u those werk sheets, and u'd have to do the math question, and then the answer was a letter and u filled in the little blanks, and there was a secret message at the end?! yeah well i was htinking about doing a piece of all numbers and having the key code thingy at the side.......that's how math influienced my graff so far.
  15. richard kyel

    richard kyel Guest

    hhahahaha seeking said dog