Glendon Mellow wonders what we know about trilobite eggs and proposes something ridiculous
After 5.5 years, Symbiartic on Scientific American is swappin’ shells like a hermit crab. Kalliopi Monoyios, Katie McKissick, and Glendon Mellow say good-bye, and share a bit of what the future holds. Spoiler: this is not the end of #sciart on Scientific American - or of Symbiartic.
And that's okay
Museums, art galleries and libraries are poised once again to be civilization's rescuers. And they are up to the task like never before
Glendon Mellow continues painting from old SciArt drawings to find inspiration to go forward.
How are artists and artist groups responding to Trump? We've got your links right here.
Set yourself a New Year's resolution to balance out reading all those hot takes and think pieces with more art. Here are some handy tips
Art created in opposition may be smart, but we shouldn't see it as a silver lining
This is our job now, artists: ask riddles, question authority, ridicule power and underscore weirdness using a big fat licorice-scented marker
Naples yellow. Antwerp blue. Some paint pigments are named for a sense of place. Perhaps we need an Ontario ochre?
There's so much #SciArt out there to see, sometimes you just have to share a link list! This edition featuring sciart by Moiety Mouse
The skull paintings of Christine Mercer-Vernon transcend our modern seasonal macabre and reveal the beauty of death as part of life.
The Assassin's Creed video game series embed players in a secret history. Glendon Mellow relates his own experience meeting Charles Darwin and Leonardo da Vinci and wonders if he can't help loving these games.
What to expect from future posts by Glendon Mellow on Symbiartic, the SciArt blog on Scientific American. A bit of blogging housekeeping
Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip gave a primal cry that spiked the fear response in artists everywhere during the concert that will go down in Canadian history
Twitter has plans to allow for longer tweets and replying to larger groups in conversations. Will these changes help illustrators?
Now you can find Glendon's classic Symbiartic posts on Medium and The Flying Trilobite blog. So what's up with that?
Last month, the first day of the #SciArt Tweet Storm was bombarded with porn bots during the first few hours. Solving this problem led to an interesting insight into how bots and Twitter function (some vulgar language ahead)
The #SciArt Tweet Storm swept over Twitter last month with an astonishing number of tweets displaying the intersection of art and science. In this post Glendon crunches the numbers for the community
Mad Art Cast, the podcast of the science-art site Mad Art Lab recently asked Symbiartic's Glendon Mellow to join them and discuss the #SciArt hashtag, the new material Vanta Black, and more