63 minutes | Feb 4, 2021

Madison Erin Mayfield - Scientific Illustrator

Love science and conservation? Want to discover new ways to protect our species? Elle Kaye chats with guests who work within the science genre, but whose job titles may need a little unpacking. Strap in for entomology, taxidermy, diaphonization, pet remains, human pathology and all those that work with specimens. In episode 009, Elle chats with Madison about leaving her background in Biological Sciences to become a Scientific Illustrator, moving to Australia where she begun training as a preparator and taxidermist and her thoughts on sci-art as a tool for conservation outreach. Show Notes and Further Reading  Madison Erin Mayfield www.instagram.com/madisonerinmayfield www.madisonerinmayfield.com www.twitter.com/MEMIllustrationmayfield Purchase Specimens Merch – Designed by Madison https://www.ellekayetaxidermy.co.uk/product-page/specimenspodmerch Elle Kaye/Specimens www.instagram.com/ellekayetaxidermy www.instagram.com/specimenspod www.twitter.com/specimenspod Field Museum, Chicago https://www.fieldmuseum.org/ Sibley Field Guides https://www.audubon.org/sibley-field-guides Certificate in Natural Science Illustration at the University of Washington https://www.pce.uw.edu/certificates/natural-science-illustration   Further Reading on Scientific Illustration  https://www.fi.edu/blog/scientific-illustration-what-is-it#:~:text=These%20artists%20draw%20or%20render,accurate%20representations%20of%20the%20subject. Queensland Museum, Brisbane https://www.qm.qld.gov.au/ California State University Monterey Bay Science Illustration Course https://csumb.edu/scienceillustration/ Guild of Natural Science Illustrators https://www.gnsi.org/ Madison's Book Recommendations for Beginners wanting to get into Scientific Illustration Scientific Illustration by Phyllis Wood The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration by the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Music Giraffes – Harrison Amer via PremiumBeat.com Artwork © 2020 Madison Erin Mayfield Concept/Title © 2020 Elle Kaye
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