Being a scientific illustrator isn’t an easy career path. Being a fine artist engaging with science is even more difficult, at least financially.
If you’ve ever visited the great animal halls of New York’s American Museum of Natural History or Chicago’s Field Museum, you have seen the paintings of Charles R.
This happens more often than you’d think: You tell someone you are an illustrator. They ask you a few questions and then get to what’s really on their mind: “So, do you do all your work on the computer or do you draw everything by hand?” When you respond that you do some (or all) [...]
A blow to the head can sometimes unmask hidden artistic or intellectual gifts
Students like I once was, Copying studies like Dürer once made, Of a skull, once with a name. Just like our genes, little carbon marks drift little changes over time.
It’s a brilliant mess
There are two kinds of illustrators. Those, like myself who bend fine art and other forms into the service of illustration – and then there are illustrators like Niroot Puttapipat (a.k.a.
The elusive Hugs Bison has been found. Brilliant visual wordplay by the always delightful Niroot Puttapipat. We featured some of his drawings on Symbiartic back in August, and make sure you’re following his new Instagram account @himmapaan.