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Kevin_r
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looking for illustration/drawing guide

#1 Post by Kevin_r » Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:54 am

Hi!
I would like to illustrate my own microscopic observations since the microscope camera is not yet available.

I would like to know if you have heard any books/references that teaches on how to illustrate microscopic organisms (anything between bacteria to protozoan, and probably microscopic structures of animals and plants).

I would like to know your thoughts about this.

You may also share your favorite articles or papers that showcase amazing illustration works.

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Re: looking for illustration/drawing guide

#2 Post by 75RR » Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:45 pm

Rather than a temporary substitute for a camera, microscopy drawing should be considered an art in its own right, in many cases more useful than a photographic image.

Several manufactures offer drawing attachments, you should check to see if one is available for your microscope.

http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/art ... achment%22

http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/art ... ncil-2.pdf

http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/ind ... awing.html
Zeiss Standard WL (somewhat fashion challenged) & Wild M8
Olympus E-P2 (Micro Four Thirds Camera)

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