Monthly archive for October2013

9.5 Last-minute Halloween Costume Ideas for Science Lovers

Are you ready for Halloween? We rolled up our crafty (or nerdy) sleeves to bring you easy, fast, and environmentally friendly Halloween costume ideas for scientists and science lovers. Bonus- none of these costumes involves you with a lab coat. Here are the 9.5 Last-minute…

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10 Differences between scientific illustrators and general illustrators

Hi, I’m Ikumi, and I’m a scientific illustrator. The usual response to that is , “what’s that?” and “I’ve never met one, how cool”. Then the conversation drifts to how one becomes a scientific illustrator. Usually the scientific illustrator loves both science and art and…

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[Contest] Share your research for a chance to win custom artwork!

Update 10/24/13: Since we had less than 3 entries, all entrants have won prizes. Congrats! Win custom artwork by an award-winning medical & scientific illustrator! Do you ever struggle to explain your area of technical expertise? Would you like a visual to describe your research…

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