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Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration

ISBN-10: 0471360112

ISBN-13: 9780471360117

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Elaine R. S. Hodges

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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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Book details

List price: $199.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/29/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 656
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.224
Language: English

Authors and Editors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
BASICS
Generalized Steps
Studio Basics
Archival Considerations
Light on Form
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
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
Beyond Basics
Using the Microscope
Charts and Diagrams
Cartography for the Scientific Illustrator
Copy Photography
The Printing Process
The Business Of Scientific Illustration
Copyright
Contracts
Operating a Freelance Business
Index of Illustrators
Index
About the Editors