Scientific illustration blends the discipline and creativity of science and art to produce images that serve and communicate science.
This course is designed to help scientists, science communicators, artists, and adults interested in natural history develop the observation skills and drawing skills they need to record, distill, and visually communicate observations made of natural history objects and organisms. Traditional scientific illustration techniques as well as the history, significance, status, and future directions of scientific illustration will be explored in this hands-on studio-style course.
- Develop and improve scientific observational and visual communication
- Recognize and transform observable scientific information into scientifically accurate illustrations for use in publications and presentations.
- Understand and appreciate the history and function of scientific illustration as a medium for disseminating scientific knowledge and concepts.
- Learn and practice a variety of drawing and illustration techniques that can be used in the field, the laboratory, and for fun.
Former participants will have a 5 % discount on the Course Fee.
Furthermore, a 20 % discount on the Course Fee is offered for members of some organizations (Organizations with discount). If you want to apply to this discount please indicate it in the Registration form (proof will be asked later).
Unemployed scientists living in Spain, as well as PhD students based in Spain without any grant or scholarship to develop their PhD, could benefit from a 40 % discount on the Course Fee. If you want to ask for this discount, please contact the course coordinator. That would apply for a maximum of 2 places and they will be covered by strict inscription order.
Discounts are not cumulative and apply only on the fee, not to Accommodation Package or other options.