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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB">Dear Colleagues,</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB">Transmitting Science is offering a new course that might be of interest for people at this list: THE ART OF SCIENCE: SCIENTIFIC ILLUSTRATION.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB">Place: Sabadell, Barcelona (Spain).</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB">Dates: November 20th-24th, 2017, Barcelona (Spain).</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB">Instructor: Julianne Snider (Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum &amp; Art Gallery, USA).</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB">Scientific illustration blends the discipline and creativity of science and art to produce images that serve and communicate science.</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB">This course is designed to help scientists, science communicators, artists, and adults interested in natural history develop the observation skills and drawing skills they need to record, distill, and visually communicate observations made of natural history objects and organisms. Traditional scientific illustration techniques as well as the history, significance, status, and future directions of scientific illustration will be explored in this hands-on studio-style course.</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB">Objectives:</span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri;mso-bidi-font-family:Calibri" lang="EN-GB"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">-<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></span> <span lang="EN-GB">Develop and improve scientific observational and visual communication</span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri;mso-bidi-font-family:Calibri" lang="EN-GB"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">-<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></span> <span lang="EN-GB">Recognize and transform observable scientific information into scientifically accurate illustrations for use in publications and presentations.</span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri;mso-bidi-font-family:Calibri" lang="EN-GB"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">-<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></span> <span lang="EN-GB">Understand and appreciate the history and function of scientific illustration as a medium for disseminating scientific knowledge and concepts.</span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri;mso-bidi-font-family:Calibri" lang="EN-GB"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">-<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></span> <span lang="EN-GB">Learn and practice a variety of drawing and illustration techniques that can be used in the field, the laboratory, and for fun.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB">More information: <a href="http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/drawing-and-communication/art-science-scientific-illustration/">http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/drawing-and-communication/art-science-scientific-illustration/</a></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB">With best regards</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB"><br>Sole</span></p>
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<font face="Arial, Helvetica">Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno</font><div>
<div><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><font face="Arial, Helvetica">Institut Catal&agrave; de Paleontologia&nbsp;Miquel Crusafont&nbsp;(ICP)</font></span></div>
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