Friday, 23 November 2007

China vs Columbus

Did the Chinese get to the new world before Columbus? A Q in the Q&A column for BBC History Magazine that I'm illustrating from January. It seems that maps from the time (which I referenced for the pic) show that the Chinese visited many places in the world before Columbus' 'discoveries'. Have a look at if you're intrigued.

Tuesday, 13 November 2007

Big Picture 7

Here's one of the latest illos for Big Picture 7 for Wellcome Trust. Following hot on the heals of Big Picture 6 (see below) this time the subject is Drug Development. An idea was needed to show the different ways a drug will protect a cell. Some repel attackers, some fight them inside the cell and some protect the core of DNA. Seemed to lend itself to a castle idea! It'll be out in December and the pdf will be downloadable on their website (in my links list) along with the other 6!