Destruction of Troy
Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the images. A freehand narrative architectural drawing depicting my interpretation of the destruction of the gates of Troy during the Trojan War. The drawing itself is drawn freehand with a mechanical pencil. I spent around 1350 hours drawing it over the course of three years. It is 10 feet long by 3 feet tall. The monster to the right of "Destruction of Troy" represents the "Horse" and it is destroying the city. The locks on the gates each represent a different Greek god on the Greek side of the Trojan war, symbolizing that the gates betrayed the city by letting the horse in. I have architectural entities floating in the sky as well, each one representing a Greek god on the Trojan side of the war as though they are lamenting the city. I have the whole thing crumble down into the ruins found today at the hypothetical site of the Trojan War. I also hid various messages in the drawing coded in a language that I created that combines my favorite mathematical sequence (the Fibonacci sequence) with sheet music.