Colour chart used by Austrian botanical illustrator Ferdinand Bauer (1760-1826) for his field observations. His technique was to sketch a ‘painting-by-numbers’ in situ, which we he could later add colour to after returning from whichever botanical expedition he was on. The example of his painting shown here is a depiction of Grevillea banksii, named for the great Sir Joseph.
6:37 pm • 18 May 2013 • 122 notes
Sketches and Souvenirs: 10 Things You Might Not Know About Asian American History
by Jenn Fang
It’s almost the end of May. Do you know your Asian-American history?
Most of America isn’t aware that May is Asian-American Heritage Month. It’s a celebration that started in 1978, when Congress urged President Jimmy Carter to declare the week of…
2:01 pm • 18 May 2013 • 2,800 notes
GGo to starbucks to study since I didn’t want to go to the library or home and the Hunter crowd isn’t there
Settle down only to hear crazy yelling
The high school crowd has arrived
2:59 pm • 17 May 2013
If you don’t follow Sir Patrick Stewart on Twitter then what is wrong with you. He’s freaking adorable.
11:14 pm • 16 May 2013 • 556 notes
This week GAB are looking at the benefits of gaming. We’ve almost drowned ourselves in discussing race and geek girls - and it’s high time we had a nice break to feel warm and fuzzy.
Lets remind ourselves of not only why we love gaming, but why it can be good for us.
We’ll be posting and linking things like the one above (source: http://visual.ly/gaming-good-you) here, and on our Twitter, Facebook & Website.
And you can share your questions and stories with us by dropping us an Ask.
Merry Gaming :)
3:33 pm • 16 May 2013 • 10,714 notes