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Stories by Glendon Mellow

Jade Rabbit Goes to Sleep

Jade Rabbit Goes to Sleep

  Good night, Jade Rabbit. Erica Glasier created this wonderful storybook animated gif of China’s Jade Rabbit lunar rover. All the feels.

February 27, 2014 — Glendon Mellow
The Most Fascinating Image You Can See On LinkedIn

The Most Fascinating Image You Can See On LinkedIn

Nothing can say”Amazing art!” the way an intricate web with your own name in the center can. I am glorious. LinkedIn launched a feature called InMaps back in 2011 and they produce visually arresting, zoomable depictions of your network...

February 27, 2014 — Glendon Mellow
Tiny Drifters

Tiny Drifters

Image by Richard Kirby; used with permission.   Source: A Closer Look at a Tiny, Floating Horde Richard Kirby takes stunning photographs of the tiny planktonic babies of many species of marine animals and just released a short film called Ocean Drifters, narrated by none other than Sir David Attenborough...

February 3, 2014 — Glendon Mellow
Why do SciArt Groups need Social Media? – Guide Part 1

Why do SciArt Groups need Social Media? – Guide Part 1

  Guide to Social Media for SciArt Groups – Part 1 Introduction The past several years I have participated in forum discussions, Twitter chats, moderated sessions and presentations for a number of groups at the art+science boundary...

January 30, 2014 — Glendon Mellow

Pressure Sensitive Painting Comes to the iPad – review

Consider this a tech product review by an oil painter. Tool under review: Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus for iPad What it does: this stylus allows for pressure sensitivity when using painting apps on the iPad...

January 30, 2014 — Glendon Mellow

Inside Our Pets

  Last week atSymbiartic, Katie McKissick introduced us to some of our furry friends’ interiors withBeautiful on the Inside. Featuring X-rays of a dog, cat, ferret, and guinea pig, she gave us a glimpse into the inner workings of man(and woman!)’s best friends...

January 27, 2014 — Glendon Mellow

A New Understanding of AIDS

From: Now We Know How HIV Causes AIDS Nearly 33 years after clinicians first reported AIDS, we are still learning how HIV leads to the immune system destruction that characterizes AIDS.

January 20, 2014 — Glendon Mellow

Dynamic Grace from Static Fossils

Tiktaalik reconstruction Kalliopi Monoyios   From: Scientists Discover the Very First Hipster Source: Kalliopi Monoyios While photography is often the preferred way to document scientific phenomena, there’s an area where scientific illustration rules: the fossil record...

January 16, 2014 — Glendon Mellow
How Plagiarized Art Sells for Millions

How Plagiarized Art Sells for Millions

Every now and again the stitching between fine art and technology looks a little more naked and pisses people off. So let’s scratch the scab and look at why.

January 9, 2014 — Glendon Mellow
SciArt List on Twitter

SciArt List on Twitter

Attempting to update our Science Artist Twitter List! Have we missed you? https://t.co/ErIncNa9FA #sciart #scicomm Symbiartic SciArt (@Symbiartic) January 7, 2014 Recently science-artist Willy Chyr [@willychyr] was looking for a Twitter list of #sciart to follow, and turned to ours...

January 8, 2014 — Glendon Mellow
Painting the Air

Painting the Air

  From: My best photographs of 2013 Source: Alex Wild As a painter, one of the challenges I face is pushing the paint around until it resembles real life.

January 7, 2014 — Glendon Mellow
Escaping 2013

Escaping 2013

While considering how to sum up my artistic year, I realized this sketchy little painting of my character Trilobite Boy fleeing anonymous hands was already doing that.

December 30, 2013 — Glendon Mellow
Fragment – photo app review

Fragment – photo app review

Here’s a new photography app that could be useful for a number of sciart illustration and art applications: Fragment. For: iOS devices.

December 27, 2013 — Glendon Mellow
Winter Sprinter: Endless Running from Warming

Winter Sprinter: Endless Running from Warming

When a medical animation and app agency wants to send out a holiday card, what’s better than an 8-bit adventure you can play? In addition to creating science-art and blogging here on Symbiartic, I work at INVIVO Communications...

December 20, 2013 — Glendon Mellow
I Want A Carl Buell Coffee Table Book

I Want A Carl Buell Coffee Table Book

A while back an illustrator I consider a friend and mentor sent me an amazing birthday gift: It’s a mammoth by Carl Buell. Buell, you’ll likely already know, is the greatest living painter of extinct mammalian fauna today...

December 19, 2013 — Glendon Mellow
Freezing, Boiling, Dehydration and Starvation

Freezing, Boiling, Dehydration and Starvation

  From: Why Life Does Not Really Exist by Ferris Jabr at Brainwaves Source: Goldstein Lab on Flickr Tardigrades are among the most hardy creatures on earth.

December 10, 2013 — Glendon Mellow
Look into the Eyes: paleoart by Stevie Moore

Look into the Eyes: paleoart by Stevie Moore

I think it’s the eyes. There is a lot of paleoart out there, and we feature a lot of it here on Symbiartic. Something about dinosaurs attracts some of the very best nature and science illustrators out there...

November 30, 2013 — Glendon Mellow
Urban Farm Versus the Apocalypse

Urban Farm Versus the Apocalypse

Urban Farm on a Rainy Day © Jon Ellis (aka jonorobo). Click each image to see enlarged version on DeviantArt. Most concept art is obsessed with various forms of self-inflicted apocalypse...

November 30, 2013 — Glendon Mellow
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