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Monday, March 12, 2018

Neutrino Dreams - a mixed media painting

Neutrino Dreams
Cyndi Lavin, 2018
Original and prints for sale

Here is my final piece in the most recent series!  I really had an awesome time painting these, and though I might think of another that I have to do in the future, for now I feel the series is complete.  This is my interpretation of a neutrino interaction that occurred in the Fermilab bubble chamber in 1976.  A neutrino is an elementary particle that only interacts with gravity and via the weak subatomic force. They have an infinitesimal mass and no electric charge.  As a doctoral candidate, my husband studied anti-neutrinos.  Why?  Why not?!

Next week, I'm going to show you how I mount the ones that I want to actually hang.  The technique is useful for any acrylic on paper pieces that might have interesting raw edges you want to show off rather than hide.

A tutorial for the basic techniques is at the link.

Here is a complete list of all the pieces in this series:
Sacred Geometry
Charmed Particles
Anti-Doesn't Matter
Do Magnets Dream of Electron Pairs?
Gravity Waves a Fond Farewell
Circuit-ous
(Really) Tiny Bubbles
Strange(er) in the Night
Particle Shower Do-Si-Dos
Just Passing Through
Neutrino Dreams

Copyright 2018 Cyndi Lavin. All rights reserved. Not to be reprinted, resold, or redistributed for profit. The tutorial only may be printed out for personal use or distributed electronically provided that entire file, including this notice, remains intact.

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