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"Clara R. Simpson" <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 7 May 1997 11:07:59 -0600
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>>Do you have any information on freelance work in science illustration? If
>>so please contact me.  Thank-you.
>>Mr. Dana Hrubes
>>email:   [log in to unmask]
>>(401) 841-6034, ext 233
>>(401) 848-7951 (home)
>That is a big agenda there.
>If you have more specific questions it will be easier to get an answer from
>this group.
>Freelancing can be profitable and rewarding, or unprofitable and dull.  It
>all depends on what you can do,  what you know,  who you know, and how well
>you network with your collegues, and advertise your services.  Strict, hard
>core illustration for scientists will not make you rich,  but if you can
>transfer those skills into a longterm collaboration, or Publishing,
>Multimedia, Exhibit work, the pay will be better.

I'll go for scientists you'll be on student wages
basically, (unless you get into the biomedical world? - the people in white
coats).  But it is a start.  There are a few hard money jobs out there;
other than that get into something besides having the primary researchers
signing the checks.  I'm not cynical, I love this work, just trying to be

-Clara Simpson
Zoology Illustrator
Field Museum