Syllabus for Math 122: Math in Art
Spring, 2017

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 This syllabus is subject to change! Monday Wednesday Friday 1/23 1/25 Welcome to Math in Art 1/27 What is a System of Prop Review Ratio and Proport Who uses a System of Proportion and Why? Examples 1/30 The Sacred Cut 2/1 The Sacred Cut, continue 2/3 How Close is Close Enou Example: Garden Houses Example: Garden Houses Ostia PS 1 (individual) due PS 0 (individual) due 2/6 Applying Standards 2/8 Acceptance Ranges 2/10 Common Beliefs: Golden Error Ranges Example: Garden Houses The Mean and Extreme R PS 2 (group) due From Euclid to the Golde 2/13 From Euclid to the Golde 2/15 Q & A for Exam 1 2/17 Pi and Phi in the Great P Golden Ratio in the Ancie Exam 1 (6-8pm, Mars SC Project 1 due Covers thru PS 3 Complete PS 3 by classti PS 3 will not be collected 2/20 Pi an Phi in the Great Pyr 2/22 Gnomons 2/24 From Gnomons to Similar Figures Ancient Questions About the Golden Rectangle; th Gnomons Golden Rectnangle in Art PS 4 (individual) due 2/27 Gnomonic Growth 3/1 Fibonacci numbers 3/3 Perspective Activity: Intro to Fibonacci Numbe Their Connection to Phi Taping Windows History of Perspective Project 2 due PS 5 (group) due 3/6 Intro to 3 Dimensional sp 3/8 Plotting in 3D 3/10 Optical Ideas Behind Plotting in 3D Distance in 3D Perspective PS 6 (individual) due Perspective;  Connecting Perspective to 3d Plottin Project 3 due 3/13 3/15 Spring Break 3/17 3/20 Review: Perspective The 3/22 Q & A for Exam 2 3/24 More on converting 3D to Practice: Using Theorem Exam 2  (6-8pm, Mars SC Perspective: Observation Convert 3D points to 2D, Covers thru PS 7 Conclusions then use 2D to draw Complete PS 7 by classti Vanishing Points Perspective Image PS 7 will not be collected 3/27 y. 3/29 The Vanishing Point The 3/31 Finding the Ideal Viewing PS 8 (group) due Position Project 4 due 4/3 Rules on Perspective 4/5 Duplicating Rectangles i 4/7 Anamorphic Art Subdividing and Duplicat Perspective.  Developing Project 5 due Rectangles in Perspectiv Perspective Techniques PS 9 (individual) due 4/10 Intro to Fractals Symmetr 4/12 Chaos Game; More on 4/14 Intro to Mandelbrot Set Scale; Koch Snowflake; Sierpinski Gasket and Complex Numbers Gasket; Recursion PS 10 (groupl) due Projects 6, 7 due 4/17 Mandelbrot Set 4/19 Q & A for Exam 3 4/21 Examples of Fractals in Exam 3  (6-8pm, Mars SC & in Art. Covers thru PS 11 Brief History of the Popul Complete PS 11 by classt of the 4th Dimension PS 11 will not be collecte 4/24 What is Flatland? 4/26 Patterns in 0D, 1D, 2D an 4/28 Visualizing the Hypercub Thinking about 4 Dimensi "Cubes" in 0, 1, 2, 3, & 4D PS 12 (individuall) due Projects 8, 9,10  due 5/1 The 4th Dimension in Art 5/3 More on Non-Euclidean 5/5 Non-Euclidean Geometry Quick Overview of Non- Geometry Evaluations Euclidean Geometry PS 13 (group) due Projects 11, 12 and 13 du The final will be Friday, May 12, from 9am-12pm.

Janice Sklensky
Wheaton College
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Science Center, Room 1306
Norton, Massachusetts 02766-0930
TEL (508) 286-3973
FAX (508) 285-8278
sklensky_janice@wheatoncollege.edu

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