Nautilus Shell

Nautilus Shell


Entirely hand drawn, the chambered nautilus shell illustration is a fusion of art and science. This composition is constructed using a golden ratio spiral as the point of origin, and calculated using strict procedures of three dimensional geometry. The final colors and shades add strength to the image, emphasizing the magnificent volumetry of our subject.

One might think these illustrations are born from a CPU, but in fact they are drafted entirely by hand in a sublime mix of mathematical perfection and artistic execution. Nautilus Shell was originally created as a pen and ink drawing on canvas with acrylic paint, and is available here exclusively as a premium archival print. 


  • Archival giclee print.
  • Printed on premium cotton canvas or museum grade archival paper using pigment inks with light fastness ratings of over 200 years.
  • Ships rolled in a tube.