May 11, 2017

Drawing and Model by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka.

Images courtesy of CMoG and Cornell Univ.

Do you remember when natural history museums first came into vogue?
Neither do I, but history does. Consider what you find in such a museum today: skulls and skeletons, rocks...

November 17, 2016

Session I begins January 9, 2017!

Session II begins January 11, 2017!

SESSION I   Ten weeks   January9 -March 13, 2017   990USD

Basics drawing skills

Scientific    conventions

July 15, 2016

What do you do with a free evening, chalk, and a group of scientific illustrators? Why, you quickly create a mural showcasing local specie. 

At the Guild of Natural Science Illustrator's conference this summer in Santa Cruz, CA, 180+ illustrators convened to exchange in...

May 17, 2016

Congratulations to Beatriz Inglessis for completing the certificate program in scientific illustration! 


From locations in Japan, Istabul, Venezuela, and the United States, Beatriz worked through the Scientific Illustration Distance Program seamlessly.  Together, we te...

August 31, 2015

All Sessions run 10 weeks


Session I

September 21, 2015-November 23, 2015. 7:00pm EDT (New York time)
Basics, graphite, perspective, proportion, scientific conventions, lighting, textures, transfering, scanning, handouts, tutorials, live video conferencing

Session II


August 31, 2015

The seasons are changing. Do you have the desire to document what is happening in your backyard? Or are you traveling, and wish to capture your observations and experiences? 

Here is my travel sketch kit. I take this into my backyard and across the continents.


This was...

August 31, 2015

Do you care about your rights as an artist?       

posted July 15, 2015


I make sure that all my work, and that of my students, is watermarked and copyrighted. Students do not record our video conferences or take screen shots without permission, to protect...

July 14, 2015

Who I am and why I started this program

I have loved and combined art, science, and education throughout my professional life.

Art, from exposure, and from being encouraged to draw. "Go draw."

Science, through love of nature, from being allowed to "go outside and play".


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