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A September Afternoon on the Grand River, 1825

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One of the most powerful contributions of scientific illustration is to give us an informed visual where it is typically impossible to find one. While creating images for for a nature walk along the Grand River Walter Bean Trail near Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, illustrator Emily Damstra incorporated archaeological evidence as well as records about the [...]

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Fish, Fungus and Flea Beetles

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The Southern Ontario Nature & Science Illustrators’ (SONSI) exhibit is on right now in Toronto. I used to be webmaster-blogger for this amazing group – and I would be hard-pressed to find a more professional, fun, and above all talented group of illustrators anywhere. These are the people you want illustrating your ebooks on biodiversity [...]

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How Do Artists Protect Their Work Online?

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In  the wake of the recent discussions about copyright sparked by Pinterest’s Terms of Service, I thought it would be informative to answer the question, “How do artists protect their work online?” Here are the answers from a spectrum of science-artists. – – – “Most of what I sell online is original watercolor paintings and [...]

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ScienceOnline2012 Sci-Art Show: The Winners

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Already announced by Karyn Traphagen on the ScienceOnline2012 blog, I’m taking another look at the winners of the first ScienceOnline Science-Art Show. Artwork at a science communication conference in many ways should be a no-brainer: visuals are often left as frills and afterthoughts in blog posts, books and articles. But a strong image can viscerally [...]

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