"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.
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Leonardo Thinks: new blog section, Roger Malina.
Medical imaging used to probe Tower of London mural, CultureLab.
For the Fallen, eTrilobite. (Science-art only possible in a free society. Thanks Marek.)
How long does it take for you to look at a painting? (James Elkins), lines and colors.
Sprout utility ventricle, A distant ugly mountain. (I see an ear: what do you see in this new painting by the inimitable Chris Hutson?)
The Duomo and the Dinosaur, Stories in Stone. (Not in the feed, don't miss this!)
Amazon is Amoral and Complicit, Renaissance Oaf.
The Person You Love is 72.8% Water - Teagan White, Street Anatomy.
Tuco-tuco, Changedwind's Ink.
The Angel Academy of Art, Gurney Journey. (Interesting debate in the comments.)
The Lanzendorf Collection, Love in the Time of the Chasmosaurs.
Pink Dinosaur #248: Our Final Submission!, Art Evolved. (Bravo to Peter Bond and everyone who made this charity drive so much fun.)
Two Upcoming Events at the Hunterian Museum in London, Morbid Anatomy.
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Original artwork on The Flying Trilobite Copyright to Glendon Mellow
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