Sketches of Nature

This visually appealing book recounts the history of molecular ecology and evolution as seen through the personal lens of one of its most prolific practitioners, who has studied a panorama of creatures ranging from corals, sponges, and other invertebrates to a wide variety of vertebrate animals including numerous birds, mammals, herps, and fishes. The sketches are of two types: evocative drawings of the animals themselves, and more than 230 written abstracts summarizing the author’s eclectic research on ecological-genetic topics spanning the microevolutionary to macroevolutionary. With the abstracts arranged by organismal group and placed in chronological order, the chapters in this book lead readers on a fascinating historical journey into the realm of molecular genetics as applied across the past four decades to intriguing questions in ecology, evolution, animal behavior, and natural history. Encapsulates salient genetic findings on a diverse array of creatures in nature Recounts the history of technological and conceptual developments in ecological genetics Includes approximately 80 beautiful line drawings of the animals themselves Provides context by preceding each abstract with an anecdote or historical backdrop Concludes each abstract with an addendum that further contextualizes the research findings Written by a world-leading authority in molecular ecology and evolution

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  • Author : John C. Avise
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 280 pages
  • ISBN : 0128019603
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Sketches of Nature

Sketches of Nature
  • Author : John C. Avise
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 09 September 2015
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This visually appealing book recounts the history of molecular ecology and evolution as seen through the personal lens of one of its most prolific practitioners, who has studied a panorama of creatures ranging from corals, sponges, and other invertebrates to a wide variety of vertebrate animals including numerous birds, mammals, herps, and fishes. The sketches are of two types: evocative drawings of the animals themselves, and more than 230 written abstracts summarizing the author’s eclectic research on ecological-genetic topics spanning

Sketches from Nature

Sketches from Nature
  • Author : Cathie Richardson
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 17 August 2015
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A companion to my first embroidery pattern book that includes more than 50 hand embroidery patterns with floral and garden watercolor paintings throughout. The patterns include floral and nature inspired borders, holiday patterns, animals and several small patterns for quick projects. A fun collection of hand embroidery patterns to accent quilts, towels, pillows, tote bags and more!

On Drawing Trees and Nature

On Drawing Trees and Nature
  • Author : J. D. Harding
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release : 12 September 2011
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Vignettes from natural settings are accompanied by a series of lessons emphasizing both practical and theoretical considerations. This edition features 23 outstanding plates from the author's Lessons on Trees.

Drawing Nature

Drawing Nature
  • Author : Stanley Maltzman
  • Publisher : Northlight
  • Release : 01 July 1998
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Offers advice on drawing trees, clouds, snow, barns, grass, rocks, and water, and includes step-by-step demonstrations

The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling

The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling
  • Author : Emilie Lygren
  • Publisher : Heyday Books
  • Release : 24 June 2021
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In straightforward text complemented by step-by-step illustrations, dozens of exercises lead the hand and mind through creating accurate reproductions of plants and animals as well as landscapes, skies, and more. Laws provides clear, practical advice for every step of the process for artists at every level, from the basics of choosing supplies to advanced techniques.

Romanticism & the School of Nature

Romanticism & the School of Nature
  • Author : Colta Feller Ives,Elizabeth E. Barker
  • Publisher : Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Release : 01 January 2000
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This volume presents 115 drawings and paintings from the holdings of collector Karen B. Cohen. The 19th-century French and English works include landscapes, portraits, figure compositions, and still lifes by great artists of the romantic period and of the Barbizon and Realist schools, beginning with Prud'hon and ending with Seurat. Among the highlights is a group of little known works by Courbet and a series of cloud studies by Constable. Ives (curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art) provides documentation and commentary

Drawing Made Easy

Drawing Made Easy
  • Author : Edwin George Lutz
  • Publisher : Alpha Edition
  • Release : 01 June 2020
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This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this book in a print format as the same form as it was originally first published. Hence any marks or annotations seen are left intentionally to preserve its true nature.

Direct from Nature

Direct from Nature
  • Author : Janice Tolhurst Driesbach,Thomas Hill,William H. Gerdts,Crocker Art Museum
  • Publisher : Yosemite Assn
  • Release : 24 June 1997
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In his time, Thomas Hill, a British-born painter who worked extensively in the American West during the second half of the nineteenth century, earned favorable comparison with Albert Bierstadt in the East Coast press, and received highest honors for landscape painting at the Philadelphia Centennial. By the late 1860s, his monumental canvases of Yosemite commanded five thousand dollars apiece and attracted national critical acclaim. Hill is generally associated with those paintings of Yosemite and other grand landscapes and his The

The Western World Picturesque Sketches of Nature and Natural History in North and South America

The Western World Picturesque Sketches of Nature and Natural History in North and South America
  • Author : Kingston William Henry Giles
  • Publisher : Hardpress Publishing
  • Release : 23 June 2016
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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

20 Ways to Draw a Tree and 44 Other Nifty Things from Nature

20 Ways to Draw a Tree and 44 Other Nifty Things from Nature
  • Author : Eloise Renouf
  • Publisher : Quarry
  • Release : 01 June 2013
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DIVThis inspiring sketchbook is part of the new 20 Ways series from Quarry Books, designed to offer artists, designers, and doodlers a fun and sophisticated collection of illustration fun. Each spread features 20 inspiring illustrated examples of a single item, such as a tree, tulip, shell, owl, peacock feather, mushroom, cloud, or berry.–with blank space for you to draw your take on “20 Ways to Draw a Tree.” /divDIVThis is not a step-by-step technique book--rather, the stylized flowers, trees, leaves, and clouds