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! American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA). The ASBA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting public awareness of contemporary botanical art, to honoring its traditions, and to furthering its development. Worth checking out: Members´ Gallery.

Paul A. Barber and Philip J. Keane (2007): A novel method of illustrating microfungi. PDF file, Fungal Diversity, 27: 1-10.

Stefan Bruckner et al. (2010): Hybrid visibility compositing and masking for illustrative rendering. Comput Graph., 34: 361-369.

B.J. Ford (2003): Scientific illustration in the eighteenth century. PDF file.

Felice Frankel: Envisioning Science: The Design and Craft of the Science Image. Book announcement, by Amazon.

K. Guenther (2010): Scientific Illustration in Anthropology. PDF file.

The Guild of Natural Science Illustrators

Stefan Hiller et al. (2003): Beyond Stippling - Methods for Distributing Objects on the Plane. PDF file.

Elaine R.S. Hodges (ed.), Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (U.S.): The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration, 2nd Edition, (2003). 656 pages, (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.). This is an indispensable reference guide for anyone who produces, assigns, or simply appreciates scientific illustration. See also here.
! Some chapters are available via Google books.

Bernhard A. Huber, Alexander Koenig Zoological Research Museum, Bonn, Germany: Making a scientific drawing.
This expired link is available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

International Association of Astronomical Artists

T. Isenberg: Visualisierungseffekte in liniengraphischen Animationen und Stillbildern. PDF file, in German.

J. Krüger and R. Westermann (2007): Efficient stipple rendering (PDF file). Good examples!

A. Lu et al. (2002): Non-photorealistic volume rendering using stippling techniques. PDF file, IEEE Conference on Visualization, 2002.
See also here.

M. Lynch (1985): Discipline and the material form of images: An analysis of scientific visibility. PDF file, Social Studies of Science.

J. Madhusoodanan (2016): Science illustration: Picture perfect. In PDF, Nature, 534: 285287.
Note the Gilboa Fossil Forest reconstruction.

Bryan Maycock et al. (2009): Where to Begin? Eye-Movement When Drawing. Journal of Research Practice, 5.

G. Montesanto (2015): A fast GNU method to draw accurate scientific illustrations for taxonomy. Zookeys, 515: 191206.

K.M. Northcut (2011): Insights from illustrators: The rhetorical invention of paleontology representations. Abstract, Technical Communication Quarterly.

K.M. Northcut (2007): Introduction: visual communication in life sciences. Technical Writing and Communication, 37.

! K.M. Northcut (2004): The making of knowledge in science: case studies of paleontology illustration. In PDF. Dissertation, Texas Tech University.
See also here.

! J.M. Ottino (2003): Is a picture worth 1,000 words? Abstract, Nature.
! See also here (in PDF).

Rezwan Sayeed and Toby Howard (2006): State of the Art Non-Photorealistic Rendering (NPR) Techniques (PDF file).

! Mario Costa Sousa: Scientific Illustration - Part 1: Traditional Techniques and NPR Approaches. PDF file.

Harold Speed: The Practice and Science Of Drawing. Ebook, Project Gutenberg.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
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S.R. Williams: Scientific Drawing in Biology. PDF file.

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