The Geological History of the Isthmus of Panama
“...This is like the Tuyra and Bayano, so far as it consists of numerous radiating tributaries collecting into a single arterial outlet to the sea…” R.T. HIll June 1898
Borrowing a name and a description buried in an obscure academic paper from the late 19th century. A burst of forking channels and radiating textures bound by overlapping circles.
Creating the pattern
Texture is applied directly to the wax form in multiple layers. A simple dark patina is added as a highlight then the bronze is polished smooth.