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Interview: On Being a Scientific Illustrator

Lindsay Marshall

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Interview: On Being a Scientific Illustrator November 3, 2014 A friend recently interviewed me for a magazine article on scientific illustration. I thought that some of the answers to my questions might be interesting for people who are interested in scientific illustration so I have posted my responses below:   When did you first discover scientific illustration as a potential career? During my postgraduate study I competed a few illustration projects, mostly for colleagues. This was when I got a bit serious and registered an ABN. The first time I could actually support myself full time was when I was...