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3 year old Jonathan...
3D Head Modeling Software
3D Printing!!! -- A Real Car
Aims of Education
Alexander Calder's Circus
Anatomy of a B1 Battle Droid
Anatomy of a Human
Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Guitar History
Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Saxophone
Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Violin
Architecture -- Apartment Floor Plan
Architecture-- Filoli Gardens and House
Artificial Intelligence = AI
Arts & Culture by Google
Astronomy - Messier Chart
Astronomy - Very Large Telescope
Astronomy -- Constellations
Astronomy -- Galaxies
Astronomy -- Hands-on Universe
Astronomy -- IMax Saturn Spaceship Flyby...
Astronomy -- Night Sky Map
Astronomy -- Orrery Solar System Kit
Astronomy Picture of the Day
Automata - Toys that Move
Batman Paper Model
BioMedical Engineering -- Organ Regeneration
BioMedical Engineering -- Geometry Research about Viruses
Bongard Pattern Recognition Puzzles
CAD Images of Pythagorean Theorem
Careers in Design
Ceramic Tile Designs Worldwide
Clowns Go On Vacation -- Video in Progress
Design Education Blog (K-12)
Doodles -- with Vi Hart
Drones & Society
Drones & Society_Arts
Durer, Albrecht -- Renaissance Man
Engineering -- Introduction
Engineering -- Mechanical Engineering -- MIT Open Courseware
Engineering for the Other 90%
Engineering HS Model Bridge Contest
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 7 Xray Photographs
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Curriculum Outline
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 1 Photograph Introduction
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 2 Lesson Plan
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 3 Teachers' Guide
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 4 Cool Stuff_Book Cover
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 5 Cool Stuff_ Book Photos
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 6 Cool Stuff_Book Photos_2
Engineering, Go For It!
Evolution of Feathers
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Flickr_ Math World photos
Fractal Arts Tutorial
Fractals -- What are Fractals?
Fractals and Benoit Mandelbrot
Fractals PBL Curriculum
Geometric Delights -- a blog
Geometry Course -- Open Reference interactive excellent course
Geometry History & Quotations
GeoSphere Gears in Motion
Glass Ball Juggler
GPS = Global Positioning System
Graphic Arts and Design
Hathi Trust -- Digitized Books
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
History of Engineering
History of Mathematics
History of the Computer Timeline
How do you... List of 100 Topics
How it's Made -- Science Channel
How to... Instructional Essay Writing
Human Geometry & the Performing Arts
India Arts - Kolam
Jobs, Steve - Apple
Kinetic Geometry Sculpture
Magic Mirror Box
Mathematics and Multimedia
Moon Express, Inc.
Museum of Mathematics
National Geographic Magazine
Nets for Geometric Solids
NOVA -- PBS TV -- Science
Orchids (and other Flowers)
Origami -- Erik Demaine -- MIT Geometry
Origami -- Robert Lang
Origami -- Sara Adams
Origami Resource Center -- K-12
Paper Craft -- Valentine's Cake
Paper Models of Polyhedra
Papercraft and Model-Building
Patents -- Apple, Inc.
Patents -- Google Search
Pavilion of Polyhedreality
Privacy in the Digital World...
Puppets and How to Make Them
Quilt Design Patterns
Spirals in Nature
Sports Courts and Fields
Tiffany Stained-Glass Lamps
Tools of Science and Math
Tools of Science and Math 2
Tools of Science and Math 3
Tools of Science and Math 4
Tools of Science and Math 5
Toys from Trash
Tsunami Wave (Physics) -- Tragedy in Japan
Union of Concerned Scientists
Wikis in the Classroom
This page is unending...
and at first I thought about placing it within an already existing category, such as Graphic Art, Human Anatomy, etc.
But then I quickly realized that it could have its own "category" and should... so here it is...as a beginning...
Then I thought about presenting a simple dictionary type of definition, such as:
Portrait -- noun. a picture (as a painting or photograph) of a person, usually showing the face.
Then I realized that such a definition was too limiting for several reasons:
1. Some great portraits do not show a person's face, but could focus on another part or aspect of a person,
such as their hands, or posture, or movement, or work, or place, or relationship with another person, etc.
2. Some portraits are not pictures of a person, but could be pictures of animals, plants, landscapes,
or the general category of objects or things, etc.
3. Some portraits are not even pictures, they can be words: poems, essays, lists, even numbers...
4. Portrait numbers could be called "data" = factual information (as measurements or statistics) to 'identify' and/or 'represent' a person:
-- date of birth (DOB)
-- age (years)
-- Social Security Number (SSN)
-- medical data
-- income and spending tracking data
-- internet "surfing/usage" tracking data ("profiles")
-- your mobile digital GPS locations: tracking data
.... to be continued... but here is one portrait to begin with...
1. "Yes, a modern (San Francisco type Dude) portrait of a famous literary person..." ;->
2. Self-Portrait Painting by Albrecht Durer, a Renaissance Young Man
3. Cirque Du Soleil Acrobat Clown
4. "This Week's Lecture is about..."
...the Robot ("Actroid") you are looking at, at a news conference in Japan...
5. "Sleeping Gypsy"... A painting by Henri Rousseau
6. Sharbat Gula: Mother of 3 Daughters (one died) in the War in Afghanistan
Photograph by Steve McCurry for National Geographic Magazine
7. Hibiscus and Sparrow by Hokusai
8. "Heavenly Tenants" ... Illustration by Ilonka Karasz
9. NGC 6872 and IC 4970
10. Portrait of the number Pi
Pi's first few hundred digits contain lots of double consecutive digits (marked yellow), and a few triple consecutive digits (marked green). The presence of six consecutive digits (marked red), dubbed the "Feynman point", in such a small sample is an intriguing anomaly.
11. Portrait of 5 Cubes by Dale Seymour
12. Nautilus Shell Photograph by Antonio Conceicao
13. Great Wave of Kanagawa by Hokusai
14. Tattoo Tiger
Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the forests of the night;
What immortal hand or eye,
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?
15. Portrait of Mia Painting by Anonymous
16. Pink Flower Photograph by Allen
17. Spring Fan Photograph by Allen
18. Swan Lake Photograph by Allen
to be continued...
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