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    Sistine ceiling of a life

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    Design your own "Sistine ceiling." Make a scale drawing of the ceiling of your room, and plan a painting meant to fill that space, drawing on the personal iconography of your own life. Be creative in working out different-shaped segments for the painting to enclose the various images.

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    Problem: Design your own "Sistine ceiling." Make a scale drawing of the ceiling of your room, and plan a painting meant to fill that space, drawing on the personal iconography of your own life. Be creative in working out different-shaped segments for the painting to enclose the various images.

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    Since most bedrooms are rectangular, I set up this room as such, with a central medallion depicting my birth - albeit a romanticized version of it, with my mom in a long, flowing gown, holding my bright-eyed baby ...

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    This solution provides an example of the Sistine Chapel ceiling of an individual's life, depicting pivotal life events, in the style of Michelangelo's painting.

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