John Wiley, May 2003. 640 pages, Quarto, hardcover, dustwrapper, colour plates, photographs, text illustrations.
Hodges, Elaine R.S.
This title is not held in stock but we are happy to supply on special order. Please contact us. Addresses many tools and materials, with recommendations for surfaces, media, drawing tools, mounting materials, measuring devices, and more. The coverage in this title includes the business aspects of scientific illustration, such as copyright issues, contractual concerns, and advice on starting a freelance business.
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’.