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The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration

Handbook / Manual
By: Elaine RS Hodges(Editor)
623 pages, Col and b/w illus
The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration
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  • The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration ISBN: 9780471360117 Edition: 2 Hardback Jul 2003 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 6 days
Price: £168.95
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About this book

New edition of the classic handbook, aimed at illustrators of scientific papers and general artists, giving advice on the techniques and rules of natural science illustration. Topics covered include how to handle specimens, drawing techniques and media, lighting for illustrators and photographers, and hints for identifying and correcting problems. Excellent and essential all-round text for amateur and professional alike, with drawings and paintings from some of the world's finest illustrators.


- Authors and Editors
- Acknowledgements
- Introduction

- Generalized Steps
- Studio Basics
- Archival Considerations
- Light on Form

- Line and Ink
- Pencil
- Carbon Dust
- Watercolor and Wash
- Gouache and Acrylics
- Airbrush
- Murals and Dioramas
- Model Building
- Introduction to Computer Graphics
- From 2-D to 3-D

- Illustrating Molecules
- Illustrating Earth Sciences
- Illustrating Astronomy
- Illustrating Plants
- Illustrating Fossils
- Illustrating Invertebrates
- Illustrating Fishes
- Illustrating Amphibians and Reptiles
- Illustrating Birds
- Illustrating Mammals
- Illustrating Animals in Their Habitats
- Illustrating Humans and Their Artifacts
- Illustrating Medical Subjects

- Using the Microscope
- Charts and Diagrams
- Cartography for the Scientific Illustrator
- Copy Photography
- The Printing Process

- Copyright
- Contracts
- Operating a Freelance Business

Index of Illustrators
About the Editors

Customer Reviews


Elaine R. S. Hodges is a scientific illustrator in the Department of Entomology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. She studied art at Pratt Institute and American University and majored in entomology at the University of Maryland. An illustrator and painter since 1956, Mrs. Hodges entered the field of scientific illustration at the Smithsonian in 1965. She helped found the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, serving as its first Newsletter editor and later as vice-president and president. Mrs. Hodges has also lectured, taught, and written extensively on the field.

Handbook / Manual
By: Elaine RS Hodges(Editor)
623 pages, Col and b/w illus
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