These studies were completed for Bill Burnett's Formgiving class in the Stanford Graduate Design Program. The composition on the left represents "ordered" whereas the one on the right is "random."
These hand-shaped pink foam models are housed in purpose-built foamcore dioramas. The larger spheres were roughly 3.5" in diameter. Below is a simple stop-motion animation of "ordered," which depicts spherical packing efficiency. Also below are my (very green) concept marker renderings.