Scientific Illustration

Curated by Peggy Macnamara

October 11 through

Friday, November 12

Sharp Building
6th Floor Exhibition Cases

Detail of items in the Scientific Illustration exhibition with a torn piece of paper on top and text reading "Scientific Illustration / October 11 - November 12"

Drawings from SAIC Scientific Illustration classes. Course description: Drawing from life: measuring, modeling and rendering space are studied. Ink techniques such as stipple and parallel line are used to render birds, mammals, insects, shells and other museum collections. Colored pencil and watercolor systems are demonstrated. The Field Museum’s many opportunities and departments are visited and explored.