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SciArt in the Crowd

SciArt in the Crowd

Welcome to a new feature here on Symbiartic! SciArt in the Crowd will share some of the most interesting crowdfunding projects by a variety of artists engaged in SciArt.

March 31, 2015 — Glendon Mellow
Jurassic World Butting Heads with PaleoIllustrators

Jurassic World Butting Heads with PaleoIllustrators

Once again, paleo-illustrators are being alienated from a movie they could probably love. At least a few paleo-illustrators are discovering their work has been put up on the Jurassic World “as-if-it-was-a-real-park” promotional website without their permission.

November 30, 2014 — Glendon Mellow
Those Wild Little Trilobites

Those Wild Little Trilobites

Triloarte 1 © Samantha Fermo     Triloarte 6 © Samantha Fermo Triloarte 8 © Samantha Fermo Trilobites, in all their wild and crazy biodiverse forms, look delightful in this series by Italian painter Samantha Fermo.

November 29, 2014 — Glendon Mellow
TetZooCon 2014: last call!

TetZooCon 2014: last call!

Are you interested in the evolution and diversity of tetrapods? In dinosaurs? Pterosaurs? Herpetology, mammalogy, wildlife photography, palaeoart?

June 25, 2014 — Darren Naish

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
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
All Your Yesterdays, our new book

All Your Yesterdays, our new book

Last year, John Conway, Memo Kosemen and myself published All Yesterdays (it also features skeletal reconstructions by the brilliant Scott Hartman), a book that focused specifically on the more speculative aspects of palaeoart: follow the links below for more on this project.

September 27, 2013 — Darren Naish
Trilobite in Glass

Trilobite in Glass

Trilobite Stained Glass © Bill Porter Trilobite Stained Glass © Bill Porter It is a pipe dream of mine to one day purchase a cathedral and transform it into a giant temple of science.

January 31, 2015 — Glendon Mellow
Designing Science Tattoos

Designing Science Tattoos

Ink and bones. Depictions of rocky matrix embedded under the skin. Time for a peek at some science tattoo designs, including one I have not shown before: Some of the most rewarding work I do from time to time is designing science-inspired tattoos.

January 28, 2015 — Glendon Mellow

Where did all these Phorusrhacos come from?

If, as I have, you've spent copious time wandering the British countryside, visiting amusement parks and visitor attractions that feature life-sized `prehistoric animals', you'll surely have seen all those Phorusrhacos* models.

July 3, 2014 — Darren Naish
Teenage Mutant Ninja Temnospondyls

Teenage Mutant Ninja Temnospondyls

You all enjoyed the many Platyhystrix images featured here the other day (interesting discussion still going on in the comments section on that article, check it out).

September 24, 2013 — Darren Naish
The Marvelous Flying Sauropods of Puttapipat

The Marvelous Flying Sauropods of Puttapipat

There are two kinds of illustrators. Those, like myself who bend fine art and other forms into the service of illustration – and then there are illustrators like Niroot Puttapipat (a.k.a.

August 4, 2014 — Glendon Mellow
A Perfect Museum Photo

A Perfect Museum Photo

Liz Butler and a young artist hard at work at the ROM. Photo by Kiron Mukherjee. This photo, taken a few weeks at the Royal Ontario Museum by ROMKids Assistant Coordinator/force of nature Kiron Mukherjee, captures a perfect museum moment.

February 22, 2015 — Glendon Mellow
A tongue-wrestling interlude, from the azhdarchids

A tongue-wrestling interlude, from the azhdarchids

I’d like to talk to you about the recently announced ‘Yeti DNA’ discovery just featured on British television; I’d like to talk to you about tail feathers in Cretaceous maniraptoran dinosaurs (O’Connor et al.

October 22, 2013 — Darren Naish

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