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"Elaine R.S. Hodges" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 31 Oct 1998 14:00:26 -0700
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my understanding is that the program at U. of Ill. at Chicago is entirely
digital; that no hand methods like drawing or painting, carbon dust,
scratchboard are taught.  Gerry Hodge told me the students begged him to
come teach a workshop because they were starved to learn how to draw other
than on a computer, but he couldn't go without an invitation from the

Correct me if I am wrong.

There are very good scientific illustration programs in England,several are
listed in the GNSI Courses and Books pamphlet.  Probably they are
certificate programs, tho one at U. of Sheffield lists an equivalency to
"the first year of a degree (120 credits) and takes two years to complete,
part-time, daytime." p. 18.


>If you do decide to go medical MA in illustration, the program at
>University of Illinois at Chicago was the jumping off point for one of the
>illustrators at Chicago Botanic Garden.  The campus is not the prettiest,
>unless you love concrete, but the city is great and full of resources.
>                                                                Miriam

Elaine R.S. Hodges      [log in to unmask]
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