[Coral-List] Cartoons for Science Communication
michaeljnewkirk at gmail.com
Tue Apr 25 12:53:41 EDT 2017
It's always neat to see science and art combined together to share
intriguing observations and experiences. I just checked out your
microfiction blog. :)
Are you familiar with PowToon? I'm not sure what cartoon options there are
for your content, but it's worth checking out as PowToons are easy to make.
Also, are you familiar with Jan Künzl's work? Jan is a Coral List member.
Here's a link to an example of his work: http://edeos.org/en/
I work in the area of research communication, so it's always nice to run
into people who have similar interests.
On Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 8:11 AM, Sarah Frias-Torres <
sfrias_torres at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Coral-List,
> this is a shameless plug for my new science communication approach.
> I'm making cartoons to share the basic message of a peer-reviewed paper or
> a science story shown in the news.
> The cartoons are found in my Twitter feed. Soon, they'll be hosted at a
> Usually, there's a connection between Hollywood films and the cartoons. So
> far they include:
> ..- A coral restoration cartoon inspired by the 1969 Western musical
> "Paint Your Wagon"
> ..- A drones vs. whales cartoon inspired by the 1950 American film "Sunset
> I'm still engaged with more traditional science communication products
> ..- A science outreach blog:
> ..- A microfiction blog (fables for grown-ups) with illustrations
> Sarah Frias-Torres, Ph.D.
> Twitter: @GrouperDoc
> Blog: http://grouperluna.wordpress.com
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