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Stunning Live Visual Effects in Box


Wow. This is the most awesome thing I saw yesterday, even though I watched – and enjoyed – Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. This short video entitled, “Box,” packed a bigger punch in five minutes than Joss Whedon and ABC did in an hour. Invoking the classic Arthur C. Clarke line, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable [...]

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Mobile Apps Offer 3-D Printing Via the Cloud [Video]

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As 3-D printing has matured over the past decade, the process has proved an effective way for artists, entrepreneurs and academics to produce custom-designed parts and prototype models. Now 3-D printing is becoming even more accessible through Web sites and apps that let iPhone and iPad users upload designs or create new ones and have [...]

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Box–The Synthesis of Real and Digital Space (with Robots!)

A scene from "Escape" segment of "Box"

Watch, and have your mind bent, blown, and boggled. Astounding. Appropriately, this video ends with the Arthur C. Clarke quote, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” If you’ve recovered from your state of awe and want to learn more about this performance, I’ve grabbed a couple of descriptions directly from the website “Bot [...]

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Why Isn’t More Botanical Art Like This?


Botanical art has some conventions that have helped the practice remain accurate and disciplined: portions of the plants painted in isolation on white backgrounds; often 1:1 in size with the real plant; typically in watercolour for the range of colours (Opera Pink, anyone?) and known factors in preservation. After seeing these works-in-progress by Mieke Roth, [...]

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A Fleeting Molecular Kiss


Best viewed at 1080p In addition to creating science-art and blogging here on Symbiartic, I work at INVIVO Communications in QA and social media. One of the absolute treats in my day to day job is getting to watch gorgeous 3D animation about health, pharmaceutical mechanisms of action and medical devices. It’s exciting to watch these projects [...]

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Tools Change But Creative People Are a Constant


Once upon a time, I wrote about five reasons your camera won’t steal my job. In short, the reasons were: 1. Photography can’t capture small things 2. Photography can’t capture distant things 3. Photography can’t capture extinct things 4. Photography can emphasize the wrong things 5. Photography is just one tool of many to master [...]

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Ultimate Croc Anatomy!

What does ambition look like in a scientific illustrator? Ultimate Croc Anatomy!   If you are following the #sciart hashtag on Twitter or belong to the GNSI sciart listserv you already know Mieke Roth is an accomplished scientific illustrator. Recently,she was featured in MAKE Magazine for her 3D render of the anatomy of an octopus, [...]

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SciArt of the Day: Rhinoceros 1515


What do you see when you look at this painting? Do you only see the original drawing and woodcut by Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer, done from a description of a rhino in 1515? The future artists’ rendition of rhinos after they have gone extinct?  Humanity’s view of nature? Let us know in the comments below! [...]

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