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

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 : William Henry Giles Kingston
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Release : 02 July 1884
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In the following pages I have endeavoured to give, in a series of picturesque sketches, a general view of the natural history as well as of the physical appearance of North and South America. I have first described the features of the country; then its vegetation; and next the wild men and the brute creatures which inhabit it. However, I have not been bound by any strict rule in that respect, as my object has been to produce a work

The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling

The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling
  • Author : Emilie Lygren
  • Publisher : Heyday Books
  • Release : 02 July 2022
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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.

Direct from Nature

Direct from Nature
  • Author : Janice Tolhurst Driesbach,Thomas Hill,William H. Gerdts,Crocker Art Museum
  • Publisher : Yosemite Assn
  • Release : 02 July 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

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.

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

Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner
  • Author : Mark Willenbrink,Mary Willenbrink
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 26 July 2013
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Have you ever experienced the peace of walking through the woods or the excitement of a storm gathering on a beach? Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner will help you capture these moments in artwork and share them others. In their fun and friendly teaching style, Mark and Mary Willenbrink offer a great beginner's course on drawing nature, showing you how to realistically capture the world around you. All you need to get started are some simple supplies, basic techniques,