Archaeological Illustration

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I’m still teaching at Kennesaw State, and this summer I’m part of a class on Archaeological Illustration.

My teaching partner will handle the science and paperwork side, while I will handle the sketching and illustrating side. I’ve been practicing myself, with lots of sketches of pottery (whole and sherds). statues, and lithics to get the hang of better. My background in sci-art is certainly helpful, especially the attention to detail and measuring, but I have to learn the visual vocabulary of archao art. My favorite pieces were a collection of sherds from a Celtic burial mound in Germany, ca. 1000 BCE. Fun to study 3000 year old artifacts!

I’m posting some of my practice drawings in the Scientific Illustration page. They’ll range from pencil, pen and ink, and digital.