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[Drosophila] Scientific Illustration workshop, May 9-13, 2016

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   Dear colleagues,
   
   The third edition of the course :-)= 60;"Introduction
   to Naturalistic and Scientific Illustration&= #34; is already open.
   
   DATES: May 9-13, 2016.
   
   Instructor: Oscar = Sanisidro (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales-
   CSIC, Spain).
   
   Course= webpage:
   http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/draw/scientific-illust=
   ration/
   
   Site:  Premises of Sabadell of the Institut Catal&#= 225; de
   Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (Barcelona, Spain).
   
   PROGRAM:
   
   - Scientific and naturalistic illustrations: Generalities and
   comparis= on.
   
   - Scientific illustration versus photography.
   
   - General dra= wing workflow.
   
   - Sketching and approaches to naturalistic illustratio= n.
   
    - Drawing basics: Halftone rendering, textures, transparency= object
   shadows, reflected light and cast shadows.
   
   - Drawing tools an= d media:
     * Line and ink: Basic techniques, rendering styles, scrat= chboard.
     * Pencil: Basic techniques, coloured pencils, watercoloured =
       pencils, examples.
     * Water colour.
     * Camera lucida (procedure a= nd practical examples).
       
   - Graphite rendering.
   
   - Field ske= tching (naturalistic illustration).
   
   - Introduct= ion to computer graphics.
   
   - Bitmap graphics software: Main tools, lay= er workflow.
   
   - Chromatic diagrams, bit depth, colour models and chann= els, image
   corrections.
   
   - Vectorial vs. bitmap drawing.
   
   - Vecto= rial graphics software: Bezier-curve drawing, pattern
   filling, examples.
   
   - Examples and subjects of scientific illustration.
     * Illustra= ting plants, animals and geological features.
     * Illustrating animals = in their habitats.
     * Palaeoecological reconstruction.
       
   The= course material is included in the course fee.
   
   This course is co-org= anized by Transmitting Science and the Institut
   Catalá de Paleontologi= a M. Crusafont. Place are limited and will be
   covered by strict registratio= n order.
   
   Please feel free to distribute this information between your=
   colleagues if you consider it appropriate.
   
   Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno, PhD
   Course Coordinator
   Transmittin= g Science
   [1]www.transmittin= gscience.org
   
   Our twitter: @transmitscience
   
   Our facebook: [2]https://www.facebook.com/TransmittingScience

References

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