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Occasional news related to my natural science illustrations


Two new Mythical Creatures illustrations on coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.

Earlier this summer the Royal Canadian Mint released a collector coin featuring my illustration of the Memphré, a mythical creature said to inhabit Lake Memphremagog (on the border of Quebec …

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Science illustrations as tattoos

Over the years I’ve been contacted by a few different people interested in licensing one of my illustrations for a tattoo. Most recently, John Conn, an Air Traffic Controller for …

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New book with my illustrations: The Atlantic Coast, a Natural History

Last week’s mail yielded a delightful surprise – a copy of Greystone Books’ just-released title The Atlantic Coast; A Natural History by Harry Thurston. Read the description here on amazon.ca. I …

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September exhibit at local nature reserve

For the month of September, roughly 30 of my illustrations will be on display at the administration building of the rare Charitable Research Reserve in Cambridge, Ontario, including this Tiger …

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2011 GNSI Conference, Olympia, Washington

This summer I was fortunate to be able to attend the annual conference of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators at the lovely Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. I am …

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Great article about why photography does not replace illustration

Scientific American has a new blog about “the art of science and the science of art” called Symbiartic. As a science illustrator, I’m finding every entry relevant to my interests …

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Fish illustrations accompany Cool Cleveland article

In two recent entries at the CoolCleveland.com blog, a number of my fish illustrations accompany an article by Robert Carillio about Northeastern Ohio’s lesser known fish species. The Fishes of …

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Artwork in Juried 2011 Exhibit of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators

This colored pencil drawing of a small North American freshwater fish is the work I chose to enter into this year’s Annual GNSI Exhibit at the Evergreen Gallery, The Evergreen …

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Sasquatch illustration featured on Royal Canadian Mint coin

The Royal Canadian Mint recently released a 25-cent colored collectable coin featuring my illustration of a Sasquatch. This coin is first in a series of three Mythical Creatures designs geared toward …

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2011 Exhibit of the Southern Ontario Nature and Science Illustrators

Today begins the inaugural exhibit of a local organization of illustrators – The Southern Ontario Nature and Science Illustrators . Since the group’s formation last year, I’ve served as its President. It …

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