Pepper Apple Tree

Artist: Zoƫ Bridgham

Affiliation: Tuscarora High School, Frederick, MD, United States.

Design objective: To emphasize the complexity and ingenuity within synthetic biology.

Format: Full-page online journal illustration.

Medium: Pencil drawing.

Theme: The manipulation of existing plants to create new ones is a large part of synthetic biology.

Keywords: Synthetic biology, mechanical, plant life.

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Copyright: This is an Open Access document, which was copyrighted by the artist and published by BioTreks in 2016. It is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License , which permits non-commercial re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Visual Communication
This includes addressing the visual communication problem with appropriate and effective visualizations of the concepts by means of appropriate selections of visual elements skillfully arranged within an attractive and satisfying composition. This is best accomplished by individuals experienced with their chosen visual medium.
Problem Solving
While many students might not associate problem solving with their own creation of visual art or visual design it can be very useful to think about problem solving in two essential areas: conceptualization and visual form creation. Thinking in terms of problem solving is particularly helpful when planning, collaborating, re-evaluating, discussing and critiquing visual art.
Some level of novelty is useful in getting the attention of a particular audience. A successful artist must go beyond simply copying or imitating what that audience has seen before.