People have offered many potential explanations for this discrepancy, but this ad highlights the importance of the social cues that push girls away from math and science in their earliest childhood years.

Watch the powerful Verizon advertisement to really understand what a little girl hears when you tell her she’s pretty.


Got around to drawing more worlds. Besides the fact that these world themes are normally super-generic, I’m glad that when applied to various types of celestial bodies, they stand out much more. I’m also thoroughly enjoying the concepts and the final products.

They’re much more majestic when they bob up and down in the engine, but .gifs and my current recording software can’t capture decent enough quality.

World 1: Wonder Marble

World 2: Canopy Cassiopeia

World 3: Coral Comet

World 4: Building Block Belt

World 5: Vulcan Zeta

World 6: Enigma Nebula

(Building Block Belt is definitely the less refined of illustrations, but I intend to improve it over time)