dendrochronology, tree rings, and art

i truly cannot comprehend how an acorn can become a tree.  but more on my acorn obsession later.

because right now i’m completely captivated by tree rings.

Bryan Nash Gill's "Hemlock 82" print

Bryan Nash Gill's "Hemlock 82" print

dendrochronology

dendrochronology

dendrochronology or tree-ring dating is the method of scientific dating based on the analysis of tree-ring growth patterns.

Chris Harrison made “digg rings” by visually representing the “most dugg” stories of the day for one year.  i don’t really get it either but you can read about it here.  but  i dig the graphics he made:

digg rings

digg rings

Tracy Melton's tree ring paintings

Tracy Melton's tree ring paintings

tree-ring themed poster design i made for the band The House Carpenters

tree-ring themed poster design i made for the band The House Carpenters

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