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Sunday - July 16, 2006

From: Pune, India, Other
Region: Other
Topic: General Botany
Title: Contacts with botanical illustrators
Answered by: Nan Hampton

QUESTION:

I am interested in preparing 3D (stereoscopic) illustrations of plants and flowers. Can you give some contacts with botanical illustrators for guidance? Are there any guidelines about botanical illustrations? Thanks

ANSWER:

I am going to refer you to several organizations who would have someone who could answer your questions. They are:

American Society of Botanical Artists

Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

New England Society of Botanical Artists

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators

Someone in one of these organizations should be able to help you.

 

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