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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...
iPad art gains recognition in new Hockney exhibit

...along with dozens of other programs like Touch Sketch, SketchBook Mobile and Bamboo Paper are being snapped up by artists, illustrators and graphic designers.Together, the artists are developing new finger and stylus techniques, with Hockney's vanguard...
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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...illustrated or pop-up books for the youngest readers to chapter books for more advanced readers. Publishers, authors and illustrators are mentioned, helping those who want to find the books and put them in youngsters' hands."It's flu season, so wash...
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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'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...
A Celebration of Wildlife Art and artists at KVCC?

...after high school and studied that and worked as a commercial illustrator about five years before I morphed into the wildlife genre...fascination with detail really transpired as a result of being an illustrator and portraying products and selling them into the market...


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