Study natural history illustration

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What you will study

The Bachelor of Natural History Illustration integrates lectures and tutorials with hands-on field observations and data collection. In the studio, you will learn traditional and digital illustration techniques as well as specialised laboratory applications. Your courses will also involve:

  • Develop field observation techniques
  • Ethically collect specimens from the field
  • Identify flora and fauna
  • Illustrate using a range of painting and drawing mediums
  • Photograph specimens
  • Produce anatomically accurate sketches
  • Study habitats
  • Use laboratory equipment as tools for observation

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.