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Spruce needle rust sprouts up

Two weeks ago, Catie Bursch, marine educator and illustrator for the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve, began getting calls about something red in the water. The initial concern expressed was...

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) - As Skyview School students called out shapes they saw in a rabbit, illustrator Paul Mirocha sketched them on a whiteboard Thursday at the Prescott charter school."I see an oval in his body," first grader...
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Artist takes lessons on the road

...inner scientists. Younger students at Gastineau Community School recently learned through working with Hocker, a scientific illustrator, that there is a rich area of overlap between art and science, two disciplines that are often viewed as unrelated. One...
What's Happening signing is planned at River City Books in Soldotna on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. Homer author Marianne Schlegelmilch and illustrator Maggie Winston of Kenai will be signing copies of their new book "Slugs Are Forever" which was written as a fundraiser for...
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Art exhibit explores biblical beasts secluded bays instead of busy marinas. To keep herself busy, she drew fantastical scenes, often copying pictures by illustrator Frank Frazetta and studying fairy tale illustrations by Edmond Dulac and Edward Detmold.Landis went to college to study...
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'Beneath the Surface' evokes abstract in archaeology

...40 years to when she and her brother worked on a dig in Virginia. Crowell even considered a career as an archaeological illustrator, but ventured into fine art. Crowell has developed a painting technique using the cold wax process that involves layering...
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Juneau naturalist fuses science and art with Nikiski North Star students

...Nikiski North Star Elementary, spent several class periods with the artist-in-residence Kathy Hocker, a naturalist and illustrator from Juneau. Hocker began her second session Wednesday with the fifth-graders by introducing them to a table of unusual...
Skateboards become canvases for Juneau-based Tlingit artist

...eagle and raven boards, Worl scanned drawings into Adobe Illustrator, and overlaid them onto the background layer, a The colors of the paint splatters were added in Illustrator. For his handpainted boards, Worl has tapped into a wide...
Collaborating for a good cause

...was really touched by that," she said. Winston was touched by the story. So touched, in fact, that when she heard an illustrator was needed, she volunteered. The book is Winston's break-out as an artist, an interest she began developing by herself...
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...Barbara Lavallee will be at Frames & Things in the Soldotna Blazy Mall Friday from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Lavallee is the Illustrator of the book "Mama, Do You Love Me?" and has several new prints and a new book, "The Sourdough Man" available at the...


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