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Drabble Lab 8: Solstice

Drabble Lab 8: Solstice

Another Wednesday, another drabble lab! Thank you to last round’s participants! Here are some highlights and the winner: »

Drabble Lab Round Seven: Frenzy

Drabble Lab Round Seven: Frenzy

Hello Drabble-writers! This week’s theme is late because I was sitting in front of a microscope all morning. And we got a lot of entries right after I picked a winner; I’ll be picking something during the day on Wednesday so to be safe write yours by Tuesday night! But I think the two week schedule will work swimmingly from here on out. And oh my goodness, there were a lot of good drab... »

two white origami boxes, one with the Mad Art Lab logo

More-igami

At the design conference/workshop I went to a few weeks ago, there was a… creative community? … which, in addition to their business cards, had these blue sheets of card stock with dotted lines all over them. As a fan of folding things into other things and one who knows that a lot of origami starts with a square sheet of paper, I was intrigued. On the back were instructions to “... »

Trolls, Evolutionary Psych, and Homeopathy: SkepchickCon, Part 3

Trolls, Evolutionary Psych, and Homeopathy: SkepchickCon, Part 3

This is the last installment of my SkepchickCon 2013 photo series. I will be discussing three pictures that I did for the Con and explain the meaning behind them. Remember, SkepchickCon is July 4-7 in Minneapolis. First, thanks to all who bid on my art for the SkepchickCon auction. All three pieces sold. Please check out the current auction up for SkepchickCon; our very own Mad Labber Anne Sauer w... »

Drabble Lab Round Six: Valor, and a new schedule

Drabble Lab Round Six: Valor, and a new schedule

Hey guys! Read on for the awesome drabbles from round five, the winner, and the illustration. But first: I think it’s for the best if we give you all some more time to write drabbles before judging them. Two days is just not quite enough time. So from now on, Drabble lab is going to be a once-every-two-weeks feature. You’ll have a week to submit drabbles, I’ll post a comment when... »

“GMO”, “UFO”, and a “Winged Shape-Shifter”: SkepchickCon, Part 2

“GMO”, “UFO”, and a “Winged Shape-Shifter”: SkepchickCon, Part 2

Continuing from last week’s post, I’m going to discuss some of the pictures I created for SkepchickCon. The neat thing about this week’s post is that you can actually purchase the discussed photos themselves! The photos are framed and autographed by me with the proceeds going to help pay for the SkepchickCon speakers’ travel expenses. You can view the pieces up for auction ... »

Drabble Lab Round 5: Surprise

Drabble Lab Round 5: Surprise

What with server issues, the last round of drabble lab was pretty quiet. But we still got a few great entries! I’ve included all of them, and our winner’s illustration, below. So, going forward, there are two possibilities: either round four was especially quiet due to server issues and happenstance, in which case there will be a bunch of entries this time around and we’ll keep o... »

“Palm Reader” and “Religion vs. Skepticism”: SkepchickCon, Part 1

“Palm Reader” and “Religion vs. Skepticism”: SkepchickCon, Part 1

The time has finally come! I can finally reveal a photography project that I originally started working on back in February. It was such an entertaining, yet challenging project and I enjoyed it thoroughly. What was especially cool was that during this project I had the wonderful opportunity to work with one of my heroes, Donna, aka Ms. Information. So what was this super-secret photography projec... »

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