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Sourcing Special Collections: How to Use Rare Materials in Illustration

  • MacMillan Reading Room 94 George st providence, ri United states (map)

Learn from Lillian Melcher — illustrator and creator with Andrea Wulf of the graphic non-fiction work, The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt — how research in special collections can inspire illustration. Through a Q&A moderated by Susan Doyle, Chair of RISD’s Illustration Department, and a show and tell of JCB materials, students are invited to ask how rare and historic materials can produce new narratives