In case anyone wants to see the type of book that W.H. Freeman wants
to match or exceed here is a link to a Prentice Hall College level
Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology, Seventh Edition
by Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick Lutgens with illustrations by Dennis Tasa
And a image gallery link:
There is a PDF of a chapter on volcanos (3.5MB). Not exceedingly
difficult to do, but does require the us of maps. and nice diagrams.
I know that this group has the expertise to tackle this job if you
can get the right people to participate.
Needed for a forthcoming college science geology textbook:
Able to evaluate from a pedagogical standpoint an existing college
level art program consisting of 340 illustrations and suggest changes
for re-development. This will include adding to the information in
each illustration or suggesting new illustrations in place of the
current ones, and making pencil sketches of all suggested changes.
Visual ideas are important also.
Involved will be reading the current textbook, preparing and
presenting art manuscript to a development editor and authors,
discussing ideas and making changes to your preliminary sketches.
Must be knowledgeable about and have worked on college level geology
Graphic Artist in Geology:
Experienced in various drawing and geology software programs. Able to
take art manuscript through to final computer rendering and suggest
ideas for the visual development. Level of illustrations will include
charts, complex schematic diagrams and high level 3-D block
illustrations with detail and realism. Must be skilled in use of
computer typography and knowledgeable with prior experience in
geological rendering. Able to handle large volumes of work and very
The same person or studio can fulfill these jobs.
Interested artists/studios should contact:
Senior Art Buyer
Sign-up to display your art with our self-service site:
Searchable art by subject: Science, Nature, and Medicine.
Science Insights Inc.
P. O. Box 973
Ben Franklin Station
Washington, DC 20044