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Illustrations categorized here are animal related illustrations created in realistic style. This type of the traditional science illustration requires a rigorous accuracy in details.
Most of illustrations that I produced here took much time in research before drawing. It usually started from physically studying the specimens at a museum or a university.
Those fish illustrations were created for Dr. Johnson at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History. The study was published in November 2016 at Zootaxa.
Talpanas lippa is an extinct species of duck, so called "mole duck" discovered in Hawaii. This illustration plate was created for Dr. James at the Smithsonian Institution Natural Museum of Natural History. This was used for North American Ornithological Conference and other conferences.