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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
Members: 21
Latest Activity: Mar 31


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.


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

Started by Peter J. Matthews Mar 31. 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

Cartography and GIS

Started by Peter J. Matthews. Last reply by Anna Poon Jan 24. 1 Reply

Cartography and the related field of GIS are important for doing and presenting many kinds of research, in various field sciences, and also for social, medical, business, and economic research. Here…Continue

Tags: GIS, cartography

Wellcome Trust image collection

Started by Peter J. Matthews Jan 23. 0 Replies

Themes in the Wellcome Images collection (at the…Continue

Tags: UK, collection, London, images, trust

Preparation of figures for a journal with online and print editions

Started by Peter J. Matthews Mar 24, 2013. 0 Replies

These are instructions to authors from the journal Molecular Ecology Resources (Managing editor, pers. comm., 23rd March 2013). The instructions might be useful for preparing figures for any journal.…Continue

Tags: R, Adobe, vector graphics, photos, printed

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