I’m A.W. Ford, aka @CuriousCurator on Flipboard, curating 50+ topical magazines covering hundreds of subjects.

I’m excited to extend my wings beyond curation and to write about many of the topics I cover while throwing in a few personal anecdotes & stories along the way.

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    I love recreating clipart illustrations from Victorian era naturalist journals. There’s something about that vintage art style that adapts well.

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