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Mad Art Cast: Why do you art?

In this week’s full length episode, A asks the rest of the the Mad Art Cast crew about what makes them make. Being the ringer in the group, the non-creative, I wanted to know what, if anything, motivated my co-hosts to do the things they do. And if you’re creative, …

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Art About Von Economo Neurons

This is a painting I created with the oversight of neuroscientist and opera singer, Indre Viskontas. This painting is part of my ongoing Patreon project and was originally posted there. This piece of art is meant to highlight the largest and most recently evolved neurons in the brain called, Von …

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#SciArt Project for June

For the month of June my SciArt Patreon supported project is going to be a large painting where I will try to depict, with the images of neurons, what an idea forming might look like. To help me with this tricky bit of brain science I have enlisted the help …

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#SciArt Project for May: The Flame Test

My SciArt Patreon supported project for the month of May is complete! This month’s science inspired project is a series of paintings that represent the process in chemistry known as the Flame Test where one can determine what element is present based on the color of the flame. This process is great …

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What The Heck is a Flame Test?

What is a flame test you ask? Well for one thing it is a series of paintings in progress that I am working on this month for my Patreon supported science and art project. But the real-deal is that the flame test is a fascination and eye catching technique used …

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New Horizons – A Painting about a Spacecraft

This painting marks a point in time, when for the first time, a spacecraft sent from Earth traveled all the way to Pluto and the Kuiper belt. That text, along with some other cool facts that were looked over and recommended by my science adviser on this project, The Bad …

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Landscape Painting: Fancy Hats Optional

Hey so I finished an oil painting this weekend! Although I like oils a lot, it’s been a while since I last broke them out. This was painted on top of a different painting that I started this summer and then decided that I hated. A couple of things set …

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This is the Painting That Started My #Patreon Project

I wanted to do a painting about DNA and so I did. But what I didn’t understand at the time was that those cool looking bars that connect the two sides of the DNA strand are called base pairs and that there are four specific types of nucleotide pairing. What …

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