How do I get work as a scientific illustrator?
This is question is asked often by young graduates with interests in art and science who want to become natural science illustrators.
I asked scientific illustrator and feature artist, Anita Walsmit Sachs, if she had advice for young illustrators looking for work.
My advice to young scientific illustrators is to try to join an herbarium or museum and offer to help with illustrating or other relevant jobs as a volunteer. By doing this, an organization’s staff…