It is aimed to illustrators, biologists, medics and people interested in understanding the scientific illustration methods. We will enphasize the zoological illustration, using disposable black ink pen. After a theorical introduction, the participants will experience de Observation Draw of a Biological Model , from the graphite sketch to the rendering, using the stippling technique.
Leandro Lopes de Souza is a biologist and freelance illustrator who has won Scientific Illustration awards in Brazil. Several of his works have been published in scientific journals and theses. Currently serves as a teacher and manages an art coworking in Florianópolis, an island in southern of Brazil.
November 2015 (in negociation)
[1st part]Graphic representation using graphite pencils. Emphasize in zoological illustration – 6 hours
*What is scientific Illustration (SI)*Uses of SI
*Diferences between Photography and illustration
*Phisiology of the Human Eye, the brain and the perception of image
*Practices in SI
*Study of cases
*Materials used and their handling,
*Light and form in SI;
*Sketching a model
[2nd part] Stippling using black ink pen – 10 hours
* Materials used and their handling,
*Line and dots
*Light and form with stippling;
*Draw transfers tecniques;
*Rendering the model using stippling tecnique.
*Graphite pencils: HB, 2B, 4B, 6B.
*Bond paper – 30 sheets
*Bristol paper 180g/m² (or more) A4
*Disposable black ink pen Unipin or Micron – 0,05; 0,1 and 0,3.