The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration

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Elaine R. S. Hodges
John Wiley & Sons, 2003 M05 29 - 656 páginas
The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration, Second Edition
Sponsored by the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators and written by top illustrators, scientists, and industry experts, The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration, Second Edition is an indispensable reference guide for anyone who produces, assigns, or simply appreciates scientific illustration.
Offering broad coverage and more than 620 outstanding illustrations, this new edition offers up-to-date coverage on all aspects of this specialized field, from illustrating molecules and 3D modeling to important material and advice on copyright and contractual concerns, as well as establishing a freelance business.
With step-by-step instructions, in-depth coverage of illustrative techniques and related tools, and helpful advice on the day-to-day business of scientific illustrating, it is easy to see why scientific illustrators refer to this book as their "bible."
 

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BASICS
1
Generalized Steps
3
Studio Basics
23
Archival Considerations
58
Light on Form
89
RENDERING TECHNIQUES Ill 5 Line and Ink
113
Pencil
133
Carbon Dust
151
Illustrating Fishes
365
Illustrating Amphibians and Reptiles
385
Illustrating Birds
401
Illustrating Mammals
423
Illustrating Animals in Their Habitats
443
Illustrating Humans and Their Artifacts
461
Illustrating Medical Subjects
484
BEYOND BASICS
499

Watercolor and Wash
161
Gouache and Acrylics
178
Airbrush
189
Murals and Dioramas
198
Model Building
205
Introduction to Computer Graphics
218
From 2D to 3D
247
SUBJECT MATTER
263
Illustrating Molecules
267
Illustrating Earth Sciences
271
Illustrating Astronomy
282
Illustrating Plants
295
Illustrating Fossils
317
Illustrating Invertebrates
343
Using the Microscope
501
Charts and Diagrams
517
Cartography for the Scientific Illustrator
528
Copy Photography
551
The Printing Process
563
THE BUSINESS OF SCIENTIFIC ILLUSTRATION
581
Copyright
583
Contracts
589
Operating a Freelance Business
595
Index to Illustrators
609
Index
611
About the Editors 626
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ELAINE R. S. HODGES worked as a scientific illustrator in the Department of Entomology at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. After entering 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. She has also lectured, taught, and written extensively in the field.

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