These drawings has been a ton of fun to work on. The drawings are done around selected official and unofficial holidays like World AIDS Day, Autism Awareness Day, World Water Day and more.

The Brain Series deconstructs familiar themes related to how our brains function. 



Stay tuned for more drawings to come!

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Foursquare Day Apr 16
Foursquare Day Apr 16

I couldn't help but feature our internal navigation system within our brain, the Hippocampus, on a compass for Foursquare Day...

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World Autism Awareness Day Apr 2
World Autism Awareness Day Apr 2

...However, the brain of someone with autism has faulty wiring which prohibits neurotransmitters, or messages, to be sent and processed through the brain...

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World Water Day Mar 22
World Water Day Mar 22

Our brain is 85% water and will begin to shrink when it becomes dehydrated. When we wake up after we sleep, our brains are already dehydrated...

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Pi Day Mar 14
Pi Day Mar 14

So in doing my research for Pi Day, it was cool to learn that math isn't processed using one section of our brain but it depended on the type of calculation we are doing....

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International Women's Day Mar 8
International Women's Day Mar 8

I started doing some research to learn about what difference have been discovered between the female and male brain. In the area of gender differences in the brain, studies suggest that...

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National Reading Day Mar 2
National Reading Day Mar 2

National Reading Day

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Valentine's Day Feb 14
Valentine's Day Feb 14

If you have experienced love, or lust, you may think that it all comes from the heart, well not really - it comes from your head....

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Presidential Inauguration Jan 21
Presidential Inauguration Jan 21

There are a number of factors within ones mind that makes them a leader instead of a follower. One of those is the Limbic System (in green in the drawing)...

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Wikipedia Day Jan 15
Wikipedia Day Jan 15

For the occasion, I've done a quick brain drawing. The Wikipedia icon we are familiar with is placed where the hippocampus part of our brain lives. What is the hippocampus? It is a key part of our memory functioning...

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Happy New Year Jan 1
Happy New Year Jan 1

There are a couple parts of our brain that handle these decision making processes as illustrated in this drawing...

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Winter Solstice Dec 21
Winter Solstice Dec 21

A drawing to share with you on this Winter Solstice of a brain wearing a hat and ice skating on a quiet pond...

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World AIDS Day Dec 1
World AIDS Day Dec 1

Do you know how the HIV/AIDS virus impacts your brain? neuroAIDS is a term used to describe the type of dementia caused by the virus....

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World Television Day Nov 21
World Television Day Nov 21

In my brain drawing here, I have a television set embedded in the back of the brain which is where our visual cortex resides...

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Universal Children's Day Nov 20
Universal Children's Day Nov 20

In keeping with my artwork on the brain, I wanted to find some information on how children's brains developed ...

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International Men's Day Nov 19
International Men's Day Nov 19

Using the Mars symbol for Men, I did a quick sketch of what scientists believe are some key differences in the male brain versus the female brain. The sketch mostly focuses on the differences in grey and white matter but there's more being discovered!...

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World Philosophy Day Nov 15
World Philosophy Day Nov 15

What comes to mind for you when the word "Philosophy" is mentioned? Well to celebrate World Philosophy day, here is a "The Thinker" by Auguste Rodin inspired drawing where instead of the body, I used the brain :)...

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World Diabetes Day Nov 14
World Diabetes Day Nov 14

Here is a drawing I've done for World Diabetes Day which is November 14th. The image represents how the imbalance of sugar effects of the brain of one with normal blood sugar (brain on the left) and one with high blood sugar (brain on the right)...

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