Rogério Lupo is a Brazilian scientific illustrator who 1st Prize in the Margaret Flockton Award in 2010 and 2013. He is also a teacher who has very generously provided a FREE guidebook and a FREE 48 minute video online providing pointers on how to draw scientific illustrations using graphite.
He also makes the effort to make sure his tuition is accessible to those who speak/read English rather than Portuguese.
This post is about:
The NEW Video
The 48 minute YouTube Video "Graphite for Scientific Illustrations - Supplement to the free Guidebook with English subtitles is a FREE lesson providing complementary demonstrations to support the study and practices of the Guidebook: Graphite and its Possibilities Applied to Scientific Illustrations. also FREE - SEE BELOW
It now has ENGLISH SUBTITLES which have been reviewed by Bobbi Angell, American Botanical Illustrator.
To enable the subtitles follow the instructions below:
You can also read the transcript for the video. If you select the three dots below the video - on the extreme right - and select "open transcript" - the transcript opens up in the top right of the screen and you can read what is being said continuously without referencing the screen. It's a long video and you might find this useful!
Graphite and its Possibilities Applied to Scientific Illustrations is a FREE Guidebook with English subtitles. Please note that Rogério Lupo has asserted his copyright and any SALE of this Guidebook is strictly prohibited
In due course, with Rogério's permission, I aim to summarise the key tips from his Guidebook and video so that I can add these into my page on Scientific Botanical Illustration to accompany those from Walter Hood Fitch, the eminent botanical draughtsman. Fitch wrote eight articles for The Gardeners' Chronicle in 1869 as a guide for botanical drawing!
About Rogério Lupo
Rogério Lupo is a Brazilian Scientific Illustrator who produces botanical illustrations. He is a member of the very illustrious and tiny group of people who have won the Margaret Flockton Award twice. He won 1st Prize in 2010 and 2013.
You can see some of his botanical artwork in the albums of photos of his botanical illustration images which he shares on Facebook (these can be seen irrespective of whether or not you have.a Facebook account as a Facebook Page is public).
He also plays rather good 10 string Brazilian viola/guitar for how his own composition background track of this video!
Below are some of the places where you can see and read about his work online. If you use the Chrome Browser with the translate function switched of it will translate the Portuguese into English.
Facebook Page: Rogério Lupo - Ilustração Científica
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfd05brN9PDeCQ4eaqS_Yqw
Rogério Lupo's Workshop Tour of the USA in 2019
Next year he is doing a workshop tour of the USAas follows:
Workshop 1: Pasadena
Venue: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Supported by the Botanical Artist Guild of Southern California and hosted by Teri Kuwahara.
Dates: March 27-29. Hybrid course of graphite and pen nib and ink,
Workshop 2: Denver
Venue: School of Botanical Art and Illustration at The Gardens Denver, CO - hosted by Mervi Hjelmroos-Koski.
Dates: April 5-7 - Graphite
April 8-10 - pen nib and ink; 12-14 April pen nib and ink
Workshop 3: Minneapolis, MN
Venue: The Minnesota School of Botanical Art - hosted by Marilyn A. Garber.
Dates: April 18-20 - Hybrid course of graphite and pen nib and ink
Workshop 4: Chicago, IL
Venue: Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods. Supported by Botanical Art by Heeyoung Kim and hosted by Heeyoung Kim.
Dates: April 26-28 - Pen nib and ink
May 3-5 - Hybrid course of graphite and pen nib and ink,
Workshop 5: Richmond, VA
Venue: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden hosted by Phyllis Laslett.
Dates: May 10-12 - Pen Nib and Ink with a public demonstration happening beforehand on May 9.
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