"A painting technique in which semi-opaque or thin opaque colors are loosely brushed over an underpainted area so that patches of the color beneath show through."From The Artist's Handbook, by Ray Smith.
A weekly digest to highlight some of the posts I found most interesting, most provocative, or otherwise caught my eye from the Science Artists Feed, and other sources. Sit back, have an espresso and enjoy.
Note: the Scumble may stumble some time over the next couple of weeks - my wife and I are expecting our first child, and I may take a break so I can stare at the baby.
Click here for earlier scumbles.
What is Science-Art? , The Flying Trilobite.
Live not by visualization alone - Gene Expression
Historians discover letters and numbers in Mona Lisa's eyes, Yahoo7. (Hat-tip to Sarah Kavassalis.)
Transparent Specimens, Deep Sea News.
Unpopular Science - NY Times, An Eye for Science.
Louis XIV - The science king - CultureLab.
Paracyclophus, Love in the Time of the Chasmosaurs. Comic-hero dinosaurs!
Bubble and squeak 2010, A Distant Ugly Mountain.
Protesting global warming - one melting figure at a time, Hybrids of Art and Science.
Winners of the Evolution & Art Contest! , Charlie's Playhouse Blog
Creativity is Serious Business, Art Works: National Endowment for the Arts.
Growing up with art, Gurney Journey.
WIP Jaguar - Starting the Detail Work, Heather Ward Wildlife Art.
Science-Artist Feed grows to 100, The Flying Trilobite.
Parasitic Trilobites, The Episiarch.
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Original artwork on The Flying Trilobite Copyright to Glendon Mellow
under Creative Commons Licence.