If you're interested in the behind-the-scenes of art direction or illustration, artist Thomas James has an interesting post detailing the process of creating the art for this week's feature I, Cyborg, which explores the notion of digitally created second selves. He breaks down the steps of conceiving and executing an idea, from early talks with our art director Scrappers to creating reference photos to waiting to see how his work looks once Scrappers lays it out. And he calls us popular. **blush** Read the whole thing here.