The Spiral

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The Spiral

4 Practical sessions exploring the Spiral 

3pm Sundays, 13 November – 4 December 2022, Time zone in United Kingdom (GMT)  

  • All new patterns
  • Open to all abilities 
  • £70 for 4 sessions 
  • Book here

The spiral is a timeless universal symbolise, a mysterious form that governs nature and the cosmos and enables life, from the golden growth of our DNA to the coil of a fern and rotation of a wave.
In this special practical course we will explore these formulas through a serious of exquisite drawings, models and presentations.

We will draw spiral patterns used in architecture including an ionic volute and projected conical spirals. We will also draw the spiral of Theodorus, Archimedean & logarithmic spirals and create simple and stunning models.

We are not moving in circles, we are on a spiral journey upwards.
Herman Hesse

“What makes a mathematician is not technical skill or encyclopedic knowledge, but insatiable curiosity and a desire for simple beauty.” 

Paul Lockhard

Please wait after making the registration payment to be redirected to the registration page. We will also send everyone an email before the class with material to familiarise yourself before the session along with the online passcode again which will give you access to the class on Saturday.

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The course will require you to download the free app Zoom

REQUIRED equipment & materials

  • A compass (recommended compass is the Rotring Master Bow)
  • A ruler
  • Paper size A3 =  29.7 x 42.0cm, 11.69 x 16.53 inches
  • Range of Pencils (6B-4H)
  • Tracing paper
  • Zero Eraser or equivalent
  • Optional – Coloured pencils.
  • Optional – Fine line drawing pens (useful to have, but not essential)