Today I'll point out a couple of recent papers that are illustrative of present research into muscle stem cells and the changes that take place in these cell populations with age. Note the interest in finding ways to modulate those changes, slow them down, or somewhat reverse them. Show More Summary
A gut-wrenching travesty
Forget phantom limbs - what happens when the ghost haunting your thoughts is your dead, formerly conjoined twin? This is the subject of author and illustrator Lisa Brown's first graphic novel, "Living Doll." Main character Isabel Peabody was once half of a carnival freak show act, "The Extraordinary...
I knew Jay Ryan’s work before I knew who was responsible for it. Bands like Shellac and Shipping News sold his silk-screened posters on the road, so after a while, I recognized these cartoon animals—squirrels, raccoons, walruses—that were cute but somehow sinister. Show More Summary
Cheryl Beychok’s smartphone paintings are portals into a spiritual world.
This brilliantly illustrated science book explains the origins of some of life's most complicated questions. The post The Origin of Just About Everything, Visualized appeared first on WIRED.
Time Inc., the publisher of People, Fortune, and Sports Illustrated magazines, has hired Morgan Stanley and Bank of America to help it deal with takeover offers, The Wall Street Journal reports. The stock jumped more than 7% on the news. Time Inc was reportedly approached by the billionaire investor Edgar Bronfman Jr. Show More Summary
Comic artists often draw images of real life they've filtered through their own wacky lens, and many become known not only for their artwork but also for their twisted sense of humor. Moscow based illustrator Anton Gudim shares his strange,...Show More Summary
Illustration by Nataly Sheveleva The role of the artist has always been one that is hard for me to answer. Could the world survive without artists or musicians? Or how about the poets and actors who are under the soul-binding spell of heated stage lights reciting lines and verses to a [...]
From illustrator Carson Ellis, a warm invitation to celebrate the inexorable interdependence of joy and sorrow.
(Cell Press) The expression 'once bitten, twice shy' is an illustration of how a bad experience can induce fear and caution. How to effectively reduce the memory of aversive events is a fundamental question in neuroscience. Scientists...Show More Summary
Hand illustrations creatively represent the elegance and beauty of the holiday season. That’s why they are a classical choice for both posters and invitations. This collection of hand illustrated Christmas designs shows 10 of the best festive poster and invitation designs themed for the Christmas eve. Show More Summary
Johnny Depp and Will Smith topped a list on Wednesday of Hollywood’s most overpaid actors, an illustration that star power does not always bring in dollars at the movie box-office. Fan favorite George Clooney also found himself on the...Show More Summary
In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to create a knockout text effect in Adobe Illustrator. Download Adobe Illustrator. Read More at Knockout Text Effect Illustrator Tutorial
Danial Merriam is an artist I first wrote about in 2012, who is known for his fantastical architectural dreamscapes. Merriam draws on his background in architectural and commercial illustration to inform his architecture-themed imaginings with nuanced geometric solidity, somewhat in the tradition of capriccio popular in the 18th and 19th centuries (see my posts on […]
LONDON — Nothing better than a good ol' fashioned "Americans versus Brits" comparison. Today, we're examining contrast in the world of academia. Our expert is Jonathan Birch, an assistant professor at the London School of Economics,...Show More Summary
The ABCs of RPGs Children’s Book by Ivan Van Norman and Caleb Cleveland helps you to pass on your nerdy pastime and passion to your younglings. It has 28 pages of cute illustrations It is perfect for bedtime stories of adventuring. Before you know it, your child will want to create a character, roll some […]
By Tom Spurgeon the Society Of Illustrators has announced their MoCCA Festival for April 1-2 of 2017 and a nicely-selected group of special guests in terms of range of style: Blutch, Cliff Chiang, Becky Cloonan, Drew Friedman, David...Show More Summary