Scientific Illustration workshops

Whitehorse, Canada







These workshops introduce participants to various scientific illustration styles and techniques. The workshops, held at Arts Underground, inspire curious minds to look closely at insects, birds and flowers render them in exquisite detail.

The painter who strives to represent reality must transcend his own perception.

He must ignore or override the very mechanisms in his mind that create objects out of images.
— Colin Blackmore, Mechanics of the Mind, 1977
A photograph is a record of a fleeting instant; a drawing is a composite of the artists’ experience.
— Roger Tory Peterson, Peterson Field Guide to Western Birds, 2nd ed. 1990