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the Image Workshop

Cartography, graphic design, illustration, photography, image archives for research and education; services, advice, and information. Open to all members of the Research Cooperative

Location: International
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Latest Activity: Jan 29


Training, services, best practices, costs, opportunities and needs for cartography, illustration by hand, photography, and graphic design (i.e. the full range of illustration methods). This group is open to all members of the Research Cooperative.

Please give us your advice and questions on any aspect of image making here. Use the message box below (messages will be forwarded to all members of the group; add keyword tags to make it easier for others to find your message).

Offers and requests for ilustration help (all kinds of image) can also be posted here, as well as in the open forums for illustration offers and illustration requests.

Upload your work or portfolio to our photo gallery or working draft depository (for a little more privacy). See also our note on illustrators, image collections, film and video collections, all occupations, and all groups home.


Fred Otnes obituary and The Society of Illustrators, New York

Started by Peter J. Matthews. Last reply by David R. Purnell, MA, AMI Aug 16, 2015. 1 Reply

This week an obituary appeared in the International New York Times for Fred Otnes, an illustrator, painter and collage artist who worked as a commercial illustrator for newspapers and magazines, and…Continue

Tags: Otnes, science, York, New, illustrators

A visit to Ostia Antica, the old port of Rome

Started by Peter J. Matthews Aug 19, 2014. 0 Replies

This is just a quick sketch, on a hot summer's day, earlier this month during a short visit to Rome, Italy. The sun was chasing me and I had to keep moving to stay in the shade of my favourite…Continue

Tags: archaeology, Rome, Italy, illustration, science

Research image collections

Started by Peter J. Matthews. Last reply by Peter J. Matthews May 29, 2014. 2 Replies

Many researchers have very large image collections, in various media, that are likely to be lost when we retire or die.As each year passes,  I add another 500 or 1000 photos to my collection (mainly…Continue

Tags: photographs, collections, prints, archives, images

A competition for illustrators, at academic conference (an example to follow?)

Started by Peter J. Matthews Mar 31, 2014. 0 Replies

In my experience, it is not common for illustrators to be given special opportunities to show their work at academic conferences.It would be great if this example could be followed by others. Please…Continue

Tags: 2014, Latin America, illustrators, academic, congress

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