The latest GNSI
2015 Journal, No.3 Issue is now available for
download online FREE to members! The print
membership version is in the mail now.
This issue includes these great articles:
- Digitising the Collection: Evaluating
photogrammetry as a means of producing a digital,
-A case study documents the production of 3D digital models of
botanical specimens at the Queensland museum using a digital
single lens reflex camera (DSLR) and Agisoft PhotoScan
the New GNSI Member Badge!
-Use the new GNSI Member Badge on your webite, social media
pages or in your print material and let everyone know you are a
proud GNSI Member! (only accessible to logged -in GNSI Members)
- In Memoriam: Carolyn Gast and Liz Day
-Consider renting the GNSI Traveling Exhibit. This collection
showcases reproductions of more than 20 years of natural history
illustrations, and highlights a wide selection of time-honored
- Watercolor on Canvas
-The popular perception is that works on canvas or wood panels
are more valuable, and the "Sold" price for canvas vs. paper
reflects this perception. But J.W. Turner handled watercolor on
paper much the same as oils on canvas. How did he achieve these
visually stunning paintings?
- Communicating Cleft Lip Phenotypes
-Describing the development of a vector-based graphic library
for cleft lip publications consisting of 46 different graphics.
- Illustrating Nature: California State University
at Monterey Bay Science Illustration Program Exhibit
- The images you see accompanying this article are just a small
sample of the works produced by the students of the Science
Illustration program at the California State University at
Power of Images
-A new pair of images every week, so the site is called
"Homophones, Weakly." The difference between "whose" and "who's"
has tripped up the best of us.
- An Adventure on Eleuthera
-Scientific illustration students & faculty from Arcadia
University, Illustrating 3 newly-discovered species of marine
- Pages From My Sketchbook
-A sampling of Sandy Bender's sketches from the Dorr Museum of
Natural History from our Bar Harbor Conference.
-GNSI Strategic Planning Initiative: the goal is to map the
status and health of the organization, and to plan, as much as
possible, what needs to be done to keep the group healthy and
progressing in our fast-changing world.
2016 Annual Conference - July 3 - 9 -
University Of California, Santa Cruz
-Come to California! Robin Carlson, Conference Chair
Interested in teaching a workshop or presenting? Contact:
Elizabeth Morales, [log in to unmask], 607-532-4039
Taina Litwak, [log in to unmask], 240-750-9245