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Math in Nature by pSarahdactyls Math in Nature by pSarahdactyls
EDIT: OH SNAP thanks for the DD!! If you guys are really as interested in this concept as me, here's some stuff:

Patterns in Nature This wikipedia page basically covers everything shown here.

Essentially, math was never "invented", but rather it originated in nature, and we simply discovered it. Many natural objects exhibit mathematical properties: Tessellation, Fractals, Symmetry. Some natural structures can be explained in geometric terms: Spirals, Geometry (if I'd had more space I would have loved to include molecules and stuff with geometry!). Other natural phenomena are more complex, but can actually be described mathematically: Meanders, Patterns, Waves. A little more in depth with those last three:

Meandering: Rivers Snakes **(the mathematics of how snakes move is obviously different than the formulas that describe how rivers are formed, but I included them together because I wasn't sure where else they would fit)

Turing patterns / reaction-diffusion: Mathematical explanations for certain naturally occurring patterns. Scientists aren't quite 100% on it in practice, but it's still REALLY COOL. Long PDF Youtube video

Waves: Sand dunes Waves in general

Also be sure to check out this awesome animation: Nature by Numbers and also Vihart, a youtuber who makes awesome math/art/music videos!


This was my final project for one of my classes last semester that I COMPLETELY forgot about...It was to make a collection of related images, kinda like a zine. I suck at math but I love it anyway. Made in Illustrator.

Separate images: trisarahtops-sketches.tumblr.c…
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Given 2018-09-07
Math in Nature by pSarahdactyls ( Suggested by LukasFractalizator and Featured by TheGalleryOfEve )
XAlaa Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot!
Very informative :)
Voices-in-the-Walls Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2018
Great work!  Deserves a DD.
Championx91 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2018
LindArtz Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nicely done!! :clap:!!!
Congratulations on your much deserved DD!  :)
For My Personal Use DO NOT USE!!! by LindArtz
LukasFractalizator Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so interesting concept, and quite happy you mentioned fractals in this! :D Congratulations on your well deserved DD! :clap:
TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Congratulations on the Daily Deviation!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::love::iconflyingheartsplz:
dolores5 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Congrats on the DD! <3
Ellysiumn Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Congrats on ur DD!! :happybounce: :happybounce: 
TheKhajiitWeAllKnow Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2018  New Deviant Hobbyist Photographer
I see what you're trying to do, but alot of this isn't math. Otherwise great!
baconhamster Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2018
ok so ive been trying to find out what happened to splashkittyartist for a long time now, and ive finally found the account
Caffinated-Pinecone Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
the waves one is SOOOO COOOL
they're all cool!!
you should TOTALLY make this a shirt
leo2560 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this to an almost unhealthy degree.
theMintiestofParrots Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome vector images! This must have taken forever!!
KittyMelodies Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Really clever ideas and beautiful work :)
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