- The materials and methods of hand-colouring zoological illustrations. Jackson, Christine E. // Archives of Natural History;Apr2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p53
Thousands of colourists were employed to hand-colour illustrations in zoological books and journals during two centuries. They followed pattern plates that were prints with monochrome outlines coloured by the artist for them to copy. Accounts of the materials that they used, and the methods...
- Anthony Alder (1838â€“1915), Queensland taxidermist and bird painter. Byrne, Dianne F.; Lambkin, Kevin J. // Archives of Natural History;Apr2010, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p58
Anthony Alder was born into a family of taxidermists and naturalists and was a talented and dedicated taxidermist and bird painter. He first visited Queensland in the 1860s collecting natural history specimens in remote Cape York Peninsula at the beginning of settlement there. He returned to...
- Illustrations. // Reinardus;2004, Vol. 17, p211
Presents illustrations of animals.
- Edible Art. // Orion Magazine;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p9
This article provides information on the unusual practice of British artist duo Olly and Suzi who work on drawings of exotic wildlife around the world and offer their artworks to the creatures that they portray. Features of their show at the London Natural History Museum in London, England in...
- Edward Kenney...a retrospective. // New York State Conservationist;Apr98, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p8
Features some of the wildlife paintings and animal illustrations created by Ed Kenneys for `The Conservationist.' Broad and varied themes; Coastal scenes and landscapes of the Far West; Skating scene in at Manhattan, New York's Central Park.
- The WinnipeG ALphA BesTIARY. Walsh, Meeka // Border Crossings;Mar2006, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p52
This article presents a photocaption for a series of animal paintings and drawings by Canadian artists.
- History of the Doves of Peace. Harvey Gaby, Bernhardine K. // Journal of Spirituality & Paranormal Studies;Jul2009, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p123
After seeing a scene of 100 doves, I was inspired to commission a painting of that scene. The painting was spiritual and has impressed many people.
- ANZANG 2007 winners captured in print. // Ecos;Oct/Nov2007, Issue 139, p24
The article announces winners of the 2007 Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea (ANZANG) Nature photography competition held in Australia. There were 1,250 photographic entries received for categories that included animals, plants, underwater subjects, wilderness landscapes, and, for...
- The painting of hand-coloured zoological illustrations. Jackson, Christine E. // Archives of Natural History;Apr2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p36
Millions of hand-coloured illustrations were incorporated in zoological books and journals between about 1710 and 1925. All the combined skills of the artists, etchers, engravers and lithographers, to produce good and accurate figures for these illustrations could be ruined by bad colouring. Yet...