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Megan Lee’s Gorgeous Nerdy Science Art and Flashcards

Megan Lee’s Gorgeous Nerdy Science Art and Flashcards

I’ve had my eye on Megan Lee’s scientist art for quite some time. It’s the perfect mixture of simplicity, unity, and graphics, all with science history as the underlying theme. Most of the scientists she has profiled in art are at least somewhat known if not very well known. But for a few, I actually had to research who they were and what they have done. Read More

Coloring Books for Adults

Coloring Books for Adults

Only just recently, publishers have caught on that sometimes adults like to color too. They have started publishing books in many different styles to appeal to adults of different styles. Florals, geometric shapes, architecture, organic shapes, themed collections, works of art, and more are represented in these books. Read More

Maps, Time, Geography: 2 Books to Delight the Mind

Maps, Time, Geography: 2 Books to Delight the Mind

For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved to look at maps. Maps of all kinds. Road maps, house floor plans, diagrams, graphs, and more. I love to know how things work and how they are laid out. I adore any well-done visual representation. I often explain my feelings as graphs. So when I saw these two books, they caught my attention right away. Read More

Make Wearable Art With Klutz’s ‘Shrink & Link Jewelry’

Make Wearable Art With Klutz’s ‘Shrink & Link Jewelry’

I know I’m not the only one who has very fond memories of making things out of Shrinky Dinks as a kid. I recall only the pre-patterned pieces, though, themed for whatever was big at the time. There were so many. ‘Peanuts,’ ‘Garfield,’ ‘Smurfs,’ even ‘Mork & Mindy’ and ‘Buck Rogers.’ It wasn’t until I was an adult that I found plain sheets of the shrink plastic—even though they did exist when I was kid—but I was at a loss for what to draw on them. I needed ideas for projects. Still do. Read More