This past summer, I attended a super informative workshop at a science conference on how to make your PowerPoint presentation better with a few design tips and tricks. I also had the pleasure to meet with Ikumi Kayama, the scientific illustrator who led the workshop, and ask her a few questions about how she got into this field and what she does with her skill set.
Hold on. Art and science, together?
If you're like me, ever since you started in a STEM field, you've probably heard a few jokes about how you'll never use an entire half of your brain. Har har. Before I get into the interview, I want to explore why art and science are seemingly 'at odds' in mainstream culture a lot of the time. Let me know what YOU think in the comments!
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