Scientific Illustrator

   Illustration Portfolio: 
   Botanical 
   Birds 
   Fish 
   Reptiles & Amphibians 
   Mammals 
   Insects & Spiders 
   Microscopic 
   Landscapes 
   Educational 
   Sketches 

 

 

 

 

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   Botanical 
   Birds 
   Fish 
   Reptiles & Amphibians 
   Mammals 
   Insects & Spiders 
   Landscapes 
     
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Scientific Illustration and Wildlife Art Portfolio

Gina Mikel, Scientific Illustrator (Wildlife Artist)


 
portfolio
index of illustrations (visual) | by taxonomy
     
 
amphibians & reptiles:
 


amphibians: american toad | blanchard's cricket frog | bullfrog | chorus frog | chorus frog sketch | copes tree frog sketch | copes tree frog sketch (2) | copes treefrog | drawing for "how to draw a frog series" | frog | frog sketches in ink | frog spawn | green frog | leopard frog| | mink frog | spring peeper | tadpoles | tadpole development | tadpole sketches | venezuelan frog | wood frog

reptiles: anole | terrapin

   
birds
 


duck-like birds: loon | quail | sketch of ducks | swan | wood duck | wood duck (2) | wood duck (3) | green-wing teal

gull-like birds: tern flying | tern sketch

hawk-like birds: bald eagle flying | bald eagle portrait | osprey | red-tailed hawk | prairie falcon | prairie falcon | red-tailed hawk

perching birds: belted kingfisher | blackbirds | blue jay | bluebird | crows | dark-eyed junco sketch | honeycreeper | junco | junco sketch | kingfisher diving | kingfisher portrait | pigeon | robin | towhee | wren sketch | wrens | woodpeckers | kingfisher flying

wading birds: cranes | cranes for logo | cranes sketch | cranes sketch (2) | heron nesting | heron portrait | heron sketches | herons | herons sketch

water perching birds: cormorants | puffin flying | puffin flying sketch | puffins

other: feather sketch | feather (2) | ink sketch of bird | killdeer feet

   
botanical art
 


american lotus | american lotus (2) | arrowhead | bird of paradise | bullrush | cattail | chara | compass plant | coontail | dwarf sundew | eelgrass | elodea | flower drawing | gladiolas | goldfinch and sunflower | goldfinch and sunflower sketch | hydrilla | leaf sketch | naiads | pitcher plant | pondweed | water hyacinth | water milfoil | water willow | watercolor of plant | wild rose | white iris | white water lily | yellow water lily | flower painting | flower sketch | flower sketch

   
educational
   


anatomy: bee | daphnia | dragonfly anatomy | dragonfly larva anatomy | horseshoe crab | mussel anatomy | rusty crayfish anatomy |

life cycles/developmental stages: egg and alevin | frog spawn | mosquito life cycle | swim up fry | tadpoles | dragonfly life cycle

cross-sections: littoral | coral reef | coral reef drawing | pond | stream | intertidal

   
fish & other water animals
   


fish: brook trout | fish | grouper | log perch | northern pike | rainbow trout | sculpin | siscowet | spottail shiner

shells & shellfish: clam shrimp | conch shell | crayfish | fingernail clam | gilled snail shell | hermit crab | horseshoe crab | kelp crab | lean lake trout | lobster | mussel | mussel life cycle | orb snail | pouch snail | rusty crayfish | scud | seed shrimp | shell | starfish | zebra mussel

   
mammals
 


cacajao monkey | cat | mink skull | mouse | raccoon | rhinoceros

   
insects & other invertebrates
 


butterflies & dragonflies: gulf frittilary butterfly | damselfly | dragonfly | dragonfly (detail) | green darner dragonfly | saddlebags dragonfly |

borers: emerald ash borer | bronze birch borer | two-lined chestnut borer

beetles: backswimmer | bison stag beetle | bug | crawling water beetle | giant water bug | predacious diving beetle |riffle beetle | tanner longhorn | water boatman | water scavenger | whirligig beetle |

flies: alderfly | caddisfly | cranefly | dobsonfly | horsefly | mayfly | stonefly |

larva: alderfly larva | black fly larva | caddisfly larva | damselfly larva | dobsonfly larva | horsefly larva | mayfly larva | midge larva | midge pupa | mosquito larva | mosquito pupa | predacious diving beetle larva | pyralid caterpillar | rat-tail maggot | riffle beetle larva | soldier fly larva | stonefly larva | water scavenger larva |

spiders & ticks: deer tick | fishing spider |

worms, leeches: bristle worm | leech | nematode | planarium | tubifex worms |

ants | aquatic sowbug | bee | marsh treader | midge | springtail | wasp sketch | water penny | water scorpion (nepa) | water scorpion (ranatra) | water strider


   
landscapes
 


illinois: alley | chicago | conservatory | dock sketch | window

florida: florida beach | florida beach (another one) | navy ships | tampa bay

texas: pecan tree | south padre island

missouri: snow scene | park

new york | pennsylvania | pennsylvania sketch | river | shark & stingray | yellow water lilies | Brooklyn beach

cross-sections: littoral | coral reef | coral reef drawing | pond | stream | intertidal

 

   
microscopic
   


algae | amoeba | anabaena | copepod | daphnia | diatoms | euglena | hydra | paramecium | pediastrum | rotifer | snowflake | spirilla bacteria | spirogyra | stentor | volvox


   
misc.
 


favicons

chair | liberty bell

people: charcoal sketch of woman | eye | german woman | self portrait | woman with bandaged fingers

figure studies: back | feet | hands | watercolor sketch | watercolor sketch (2)

children: blowing bubbles | boy fishing | child painting | child - sketch | child sketch | child sleeping | portrait of baby | stipple of children

local: Florida | Illinois | Missouri | Texas

note cards | framed prints | coffee cups/mugs | misc. products

   
sketchbook
     
   
photography
   


reptiles & amphibians: alligator | bullfrog | common snapping turtle | iguana | lizard | red-eared slider | snake | turtle

birds:

anhinga | atlantic puffin | bald eagle | bar-headed goose | barn owl | barred owl | bateleur eagle | black-capped conures | black-crowned night heron | bluejay | cabot's tragopan | chickens | cinereous vulture | cardinal | common grackle | cormorant | crowned pigeon | european starling | flamingo | goldfinch | grackle | great blue heron | great white egrets | great white heron | gull | harris hawk | hornbill | horned owl | house finch | house sparrow | macaw | mourning dove | ostrich | owl pellet | papuan hornbill | peacock | pelican | penguins | peregrine falcon | pileated woodpecker | rhinoceros | ring-neck dove | robin | rock pigeon | roseate spoonbill | ruby throated hummingbird | sandhill crane | screech owl | snowy egret | superb starling | toucan | trumpet swan | tufted puffin | turkey | turkey vulture | vulture | white-necked raven | white pelican

plants & other botanical subjects:

african daisy | anthurium | azalea | black-eyed susan | blood root | bluebells | bougainvillea | bromeliad | butterwort | canna | cape primrose | chain fern | cinnamon fern | clover | columbine | culphea | daffodil | daylilies | dutchman's breeches | floribunda rose | geranium | gill russula mushroom | hibiscus | holly | honeysuckle | hyacinth | hydrilla | indigo | inky cap mushroom | iris | japanese cobra lily | japanese maple | kalanchoe | kelp | lollipop plant | magnolia | magnolia pod | mangrove tree | miniature powderpuff | mondo grass | mums | pansy | pasque flower | peonies | pink dogwood | pitcher plants | plumeria | prickly pear cactus | purple cone flower | red tulip | rhodophiala | rose of sharon | royal poinciana | sundew | surprise lilies | swiss cheese plant | trumpet flower | tulips | venus fly trap | violet trumpet vine | wake robin | wandering jew | water hyacinth | white water lily | yellow & red tulip | yellow water lily

fish & other water animals: dolphin | horsehoe crab | koi pond | reef fish | sea lion | sea star | sea urchin | stingray | yellow pintail

mammals: andean bear | bison | camel | chipmunk | elephants | elk | goats | gorilla | keys deer | malaysan sun bear | mandrill baboon | monkey | pig | polar bear | prairie dog | tiger | white-tailed deer | zebra |

insects & other invertebrates: blue and brown clipper butterfly | blue clipper butterfly | blue glassy tiger butterfly | blue morpho butterfly | bumble bee | ceylon rose butterfly | malay lacewing butterfly | mechanitis polymnia butterfly | monarch caterpillar | morpho achilles butterfly | orb weaving spider | owl butterfly | paper kite butterfly

landscapes: Tampa, Florida | Tamiami Trail, Florida | Key Largo, Florida | Key West, Florida | West Texas | Gateway Arch | St. Louis, Missouri | Jefferson Barracks | Mississippi River | Alton, Illinois | Lake Carlisle | Missouri Botanical Gardens

 

 
art history
scientific illustrators
 


Illustration by Subject

Botanical art: birds of paradise | camellias | iris | roses | apples | pineapples | mushrooms

Bird illustration by subject: birds of paradise | chickens | cockatoos and parrots | cormorants | cranes | herons | hummingbirds | owls | peacocks | pelicans | toucans

Fish: trout

Insects: butterflies

Wildlife: elephants | horses | lions | monkeys | rabbits | rhinoceros | zebras

Anatomy and Medical Illustration

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Featured: Brodel, Da Carpi, Da Vinci, Durer, Michelangelo

Anthropology and Lithic Illustration


Astronomy


Botany and Herbal Illustration
:

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Featured: Andrews, H., Andrews, J., Aubriet, Badger, Bauer, Ferdinand, Bauer, Franz , Besler, Bessa, Blackwell, Brookshaw, Church, Curtis, Edwards, Ehret, Fitch, J., Fitch, W., Garzoni, Haeckel, Harris, Hartinger, Heade, Hooker, William, Jung, Lawrence, Lindley, Loudon, Marshal, Maund, Merian, Paxton, Poiteau, Prestele, Redoute, Robert, Sowerby, Thornton, Van Houtte, Van Oosterwyck, Weiditz, Weinmann, Withers

Entomology and Illustration of Insects


Featured: Catesby, Jardine

Ichthyology, Fish, and Marine Life Illustration

Featured: Cuvier, De Seve, Denton, Diderot, Haeckel, Kruege, Nodder

Mechanical and Architectural Illustration


Featured: Chambers, Colling, Gandy, Haymson, Kilburne, Perrault, Piranesi, Rossini

Ornithology and Bird Illustration
:

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| B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Featured: Audubon, Barraband, Bogdani, Botke, Casteels, Catesby, Craddock, Edwards, G., Edwards, S., Fritch, Jardine, Lear, Ludlow, Martinet, Mitford, Seebohm, Selby, Smit, Thorburn, Travies, Wolf

Wildlife, Zoology, Animals, Herpetology, and Paleontology Illustration:


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Featured: Agasse, Alessandri, Audebert, Audubon, Brodtmann, Catesby, da Vinci, de Seve, Diderot, Durer, Haeckel, Hawkins, Ibbetson, Knorr, Landseer, Lear, Specht, Stubbs

Chronological Listing of Scientific Illustrators

1200 to 1500
| 1500 to 1600 | 1600 to 1650 | 1650 to 1700 | 1700 to 1725 | 1725 to 1750 | 1750 to 1775 | 1775 to 1800 | 1800 to 1825 | 1825 to 1850 | 1850 to 1875 | 1875 to 1900 | 1900s

Online Collections of Works
:
Anatomy | Anthropology | Astronomy | Botany | Entomology | Ichthyology | Mechanical | Ornithology | Zoology| Women

Contemporary Scientific Illustrators
:
Anatomy | Anthropology | Astronomy | Botany | Entomology | Ichthyology | Mechanical | Multi-Disciplinary | Ornithology | Zoology

     
 
articles
 
   


Art Education, Classes and Training for Scientific Illustrators
High School Preparation (for attending college for scientific illustration)
Undergraduate College Programs in Scientific Illustration
Graduate Programs in Medical Illustration
Certificate Programs in Scientific Illustration
Classes (Non-Certificate) in Scientific Illustration

How-To:
Colored Pencil: frog

Pencil: frog
Watercolor: fish

References:
Anatomy

Botany
Entomology
Ichthyology
Ornithology
Zoology

Online Image Databases: Anatomy | Animals | Astronomy | Birds | Fish | Geological | Insects | Microbiology | Plants Resources

Aquariums and Marine Science Centers
Archaeology Sites
Botanical Gardens, Arboreta, Japanese Gardens, and Conservatories
Bird Observatories, Aviaries and Places to Bird Watch
Butterfly Gardens
Natural History Museums
Nature and Wildlife Centers
Universities' Biology Departments
Zoos Collections Herbariums, hortoriums
Entomology collections
Vertebrate and mammal collections
Ornithology collections
Culture collections
Herpetology collections

Finding Illustration Jobs

Artists' Associations to Join

Putting Your Portfolio Online
Some Tips for Artists When Putting Your Artwork Online

Web sites that Offer Web Hosting for Artists
Where to List Your Website (Once You Have One) on the Internet for Free
Where to List Your Website: Sites Requiring a Membership Fee (These companies often also help with the building of the site)
Online listings of free-lance and full-time staff positions for Illustrators

Contests: Duck (and other wildlife) Stamp Contests

What are Prints?  

Books:
How-To Books
Bird Illustration | Wild Life Illustration | Botanical Illustration
On Drawing and Painting
Sketching and Sketchbooks

 
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