Sat, Jun 10|
BAGSC June 2023 Quarterly Meeting
Our meeting will feature a talk by Christian Volbracht: "Mycological Illustration: History, Techniques, Problems." Mr. Volbracht will cover the art and science of fungi illustration from 14th century illuminated manuscripts to modern depictions. This presentation will be recorded.
Time & Location
Jun 10, 9:30 AM PDT
About the Event
Following a short BAGSC meeting, Mr. Volbracht will give an overview of the history of illustration of fungi in printed books with numerous examples of printed drawings and paintings of mushrooms from Europe, America and Asia, covering five centuries, from 1491 to the present. He will explain the various printing techniques from woodcuts to colored copper engravings to colored lithography and modern printing, describing the progress of the different illustration methods.
This presentation will be recorded and available for unlimited viewing for everyone who RSVPs for one (1) week following the meeting.