Wildlife Drawings by Rafael Araujo

Venezuelan landscape painter Rafael Araujo’s fascination with perspective drawing started at a young age as he studied the natural mathematical patterns he observed in leaves from his family orchard. “The seed was sown; from there I discovered the geometric formulas to draw all kinds of shells, spirals and, finally, butterflies,” he says about his left-brain-meets-right-brain Cálculo series. To see more, visit rafael-araujo.com.

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