Nucleus No. One


I was planning to share a photo today, but at the last minute I decided to re-process it. So, instead, here’s… another… nucleus (Nucleus No. Two here). Have a great weekend, everyone (I’m off to re-launch Photoshop).

Joel Barish: “Can you hear me? I don’t want this any more! I want to call it off!”

– Jim Carrey – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

About this image:  aluminum ground bolted to 8″x10″ canvas frame… background is gel medium transfer of blurred periodic table… charcoal portrait (gel medium transfer)… charcoal circles (gel medium transfer) represent electron orbitals… hand painted aluminum element symbol and atomic number (acrylic).



The circles were meant to represent electron orbitals. And Tungsten’s atomic number is 74. Other than that, your guess is as good as mine. This is the sort of thing that happens when I stare at my computer for too long.

Steve Zissou: “Ned, how many fingers am I holding up?”

Ned Plimpton: “I don’t know. That’s not my job. Too many to tell. How many finger…”

Steve Zissou: “He’s gonna be just fine.”

Bill Murray & Owen Wilson – The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 300D) lightly modified & embellished  in Adobe Photoshop