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Another thought to toss onto your expanding pile of thoughts, Mieke. My 
graduate thesis was to be on the effect of the transition from a visual 
to a reading society in the years that the printing press became the 
innovative and accepted technology of the day. Now it seems we are 
going in the other direction--from verbal to visual communication. I 
doubt the "old" stuff is of any value to your thesis, but I found the 
idea interesting in itself. Joan

On Aug 5, 2008, at 2:30 PM, Bursch, Catherine M (DFG) wrote:

>
> Mieke,
> When I teach, especially teenagers, Iím always thinkingÖ. How can I 
> make this relate to their life; does this relate to their life? And, 
> how can I get them involved the most I can, physically. The old thing 
> about getting the student to use as many senses as they can to help 
> them understand and retain the information. †If they are subjected to 
> a lecture where they canít interact or move their body beyond 
> listening and looking, you loose them more quickly
> †
> †So maybe the concept of the field of illustration becoming more 3-D 
> and interactive.. How can we more fully connect and mix the 
> traditional visual communication with other techniques that call on 
> more of our senses. Including touch and interaction.
> †Just a thought.
> †
>
> Catie†
>
> From: SciArt-L Discussion List-for Natural Science Illustration- 
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Heather Ward
> Sent: Monday, August 04, 2008 11:31 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [SCIART] regaring the PhD: NOT looking into science 
> illustration history!
> †
> Mieke,
>
>  What about researching the future of 3D illustration? I think as we 
> are progressing in our technology, computer learning and 3D images are 
> becoming more mainstream... and with that comes not only the ability 
> to rotate an image to any angle but also to make layers, so we can see 
> what lies underneath, say, the skin of a human or the outer shell of a 
> nuclear reactor. There are many ways you could go with that, from 
> using existing software to getting down and dirty to write your own.
>
>  You could make a hologram - no monitors needed! ...or maybe that's 
> too far off yet.
>
>  Just an idea.
>  Heather
>
>  -----------------------------------------
>  Heather Ward
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>  http://www.losalamos.com/ward
>  http://druantiaart.blogspot.com

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