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The Guild handbook of scientific illustration

Author: Elaine R S Hodges; et al
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley-Interscience, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

This updated edition addresses hundreds of tools and materials, with recommendations for surfaces, media, drawing tools, mounting materials, measuring devices, and more. Complete coverage includes  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine R S Hodges; et al
ISBN: 9780471360117 0471360112
OCLC Number: 1055582585
Description: xv, 623 p., 14 p. de lám col. : il.
Contents: Authors and Editors. Acknowledgements. Introduction. PART I. BASICS. Generalized Steps. Studio Basics. Archival Considerations. Light on Form. PAT II. RENDERING TECHNIQUES. 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. PART III. SUBJECT MATTER. 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. PART IV. BEYOND BASICS. Using the Microscope. Charts and Diagrams. Cartography for the Scientific Illustrator. Copy Photography. The Printing Process. PART V. THE BUSINESS OF SCIENTIFIC ILLUSTRATION. Copyright. Contracts. Operating a Freelance Business. Index of Illustrators. Index. About the Editors.
Responsibility: edited by Elaine R.S. Hodges ... [et al.].


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