"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 a cinnamon-laced eggnog and enjoy.
There are enough Holiday pieces of science-based art out there, I hadda put them into one post! Please enjoy this special edition of the Science-Art Scumble.
Click here for earlier scumbles.
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Holiday Card Candidate, Clever Girl. Double does of holiday fun! Jennifer Hall's Christmas card plus check out her blog banner. Does the Abominable Snowman proud, that does.
Tomorrow Night: "The Vast Santanic Conspiracy: Is St. Nick the Tool of a Plot too Monstrous To Mention?" With Cult-Author Mark Dery at Observatory, Morbid Anatomy.
Holiday Wish List 2010, Art Works.
Krismas Sketch, The Flying Trilobite.
Imagining Flower Fairies, Gurney Journey. (My wife and I cover our Christmas tree in fairies, so this counts as holiday art in my book!)
Kroper's Guide to Holiday Shopping, Ataraxia Theatre.
Christmas Paleo-Art, Salaric.
Happy Holidays from Morbid Anatomy and Friends, Morbid Anatomy.
Happy Holidays, The Disillusioned Taxonomist.
Wintry Wishes from Witton, Love in the Time of the Chasmosaurs.
Forgotten Christmas Specials Part 1 and Part 2, Tricia's Obligatory Art Blog! (Not necessarily science-y, but great clips!)
All the best of the holidays, everyone! Merry Krismas!
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Original artwork on The Flying Trilobite Copyright to Glendon Mellow
under Creative Commons Licence.