Tuesday, 7 December 2010

Science-Art Scumble #5

"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. Sit back, have a coffee and enjoy.

Click here for earlier scumbles.  Lots of fish & ocean life this week.
And let me know if you enjoy the Scumbles in the comments below! 
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Fun fish in Black and White, Changewind's Ink.

Mineo's Ray, Ichthyography.

Fleam Find, Curious Art Lab.

On Atheists Talk radio with Lynn Fellman, The Flying Trilobite.  Me, talking about science art on the radio with Lynn Fellman and Mike Haubrich.

Sandra Yagi, Street Anatomy.

Sciart quote of the day, Bioephemera.

Red-Green Color Blindness Test Lines, An Eye for Science.

ABC, Street Anatomy.

Ocean Invasion #9: Lionfish 1, Springbok 0, Laughing Mantis Studios.

Picturing Sounds: How to paint a Led Zeppelin song, CultureLab.

Walcott's Quarry #124: Post-Apocalyptic, eTrilobite.

Derek Nobbs Is My New Favourite Artist, Deep Sea News.

Aeroplasmic Curds, A Distant Ugly Mountain.

Paleoart Competition, Art Evolved.

Biocurious? Interview with Joseph Jackson about DIY Biotech, Ars Biologica.

Elasmosaur Watercolor, Coherent Lighthouse.

Alexis Rockman, lines and colors.  Unreal landscapes filled with prehistoric creatures.

Sea Dragon Shirts! , A Curious Bestiary.  This is by one of my very favourite artists who I wish I could buy a coffee and hang out and sketch with.

Deeper into Dinosaurgami, Love in the Time of the Chasmosaurs.

Piracy in the age of DIYbio, DIYBio.

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Posts over 14 days old have their comments held in moderation - I've been getting an unusual amount of spam for a guy who paints trilobites. I'll release it lickety-split though.

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