The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration

The Guild Handbook Of Scientific Illustration

by Elaine R. S. Hodges , Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (U.S.)
3.71 of 5 Votes: 4
ISBN
0471360112
Pages
623 Pages
Published
John Wiley & Sons , 2003
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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."

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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