Nature Photo Contest!

Nature Photo Contest!

I’m preparing to submit some of my nature photos into the National Wildlife Photo Contest for 2019. They require that entries be edited only through standard optimization, including adjustments to color, contrast, brightness, cropping, use of HDR (High Dynamic Range), etc. I already do this with my own photography, so I figure I’ll give it …

Sharing Blog Posts

I’m trying out a new plugin called Blog2Social that allows me to share my website’s blog posts to LinkedIn and Facebook. I’ve been using my blog to write about topics more in depth than social media allows, such as my trip experiences, process work, and other interests that I have an itch to write about. …

Origami Art

Origami Art

Watch NOVA’s special “The Origami Revolution”. Incredible ties with the origami art form to science and engineering.  I loved it! Vincent Floderer is one of the featured artists in the documentary, and it was amazing to see the organic, life-like sculptures that he creates with his origami-inspired technique.  Definitely one of my favorite parts.

Paleoartist

Paleoartist

Ever since I first heard of it a few months ago, I keep wondering what being a paleoartist would be like.  It would work nicely with my interests in art+science, and I have always loved dinosaurs. I also like the sound of being able to tell people that I’m a paleoartist. B) Will refer back to this …

Card Illustration Progress Work

Card Illustration Progress Work

Finally getting around to posting the process work for my illustrations!  Over the past few months, I discovered how much I love the ink and watercolor aesthetic, so I wanted to try my hand at it.  Abby Diamond is one of my favorite ink+watercolor artists that I found – be sure to check out her …

Card Design Process Work

Card Design Process Work

Another part of my project was designing the cards, which had two parts: creating the illustrations for the front, and creating the design/layout for the information and logos on the back of the card.  I decided to keep my 3 designs focused on the Crested Gecko because the species was the focus of 2 of …