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Additionally, look at John Ruskin’s book: The Elements of Drawing. Paperback on Amazon Smile.

More info about this artist, draftsman, critic…

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ruskin <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ruskin>

A friend recommended the book. Ruskin believes: “…drawing teaches you to learn to see…”

I have heard several comments at UGA, in the biology and botany classes, that students majoring in these fields should take some of the scientific illustration classes. When I had to draw plant parts in my plant taxonomy lab, my scientific illustration skills were a huge help.

Best, OC Carlisle
carlisleillustration.squarespace.com <http://carlisleillustration.squarespace.com/>



> On Jun 26, 2015, at 6:16 PM, Amelia Janes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Yes, a gem and right to the point.
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> Jane Neroni says she’s going to use it for her class teaching scientists to draw. Couldn’t be better.  :)
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>> On Jun 26, 2015, at 3:33 PM, Clara Richardson <[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
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>> This is great, Amelia! Thank you for posting it.
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>> The article is about how you learn by drawing. Well about how some have and more could. This is a well-told article touching on the history of scientific/medical illustration.
>> 
>> -Clara
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