Educational and scientific illustrations



"Mystacodon selenensis" - illustration for the Museum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, the Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique and the National History Museum of Lima (scientific supervision by C. de Muizon, O. Lambert, G. Bianucci and M. Martinez-Caceres), 2017; digital painting.
Below: screenshot of the site of National Geographic, with the article about the finding.






"Cynthiacetus peruvianus" - illustration for the Museum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, and the Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique (scientific supervisione by C. de Muizon, O. Lambert and M. Martinez-Caceres), 2016; digital painting  (two versions, for the cover and for the scientific article).





Illustration for thescientific article "Cultura senza natura", by prof. Ferdinando Boero of the University of Salento, published on the site of the Treccani Encyclopedia, 06 Nov. 2015; concept: F. Boero; digital painting.





"Megalodon and Piscobalena" - illustration for an international research team coordinated by the University of Pisa, with the participation of the University of Milano-Bicocca, the University of Camerino and the Natural History museums in Brussels and Lima (O. Lambert, W. Landini, G. Bianucci, A. Collareta, et al), 2015; digital painting.





Cover of the book "Come la vita è cominciata", by A. Meinesz, Il Castello Group, Milano, 2016; digital painting.
http://www.ilcastelloeditore.it/catalogo.php?ed=CASTELLO&cl=1279137&id=8865208139&page=1 





"Echovenator sandersi" - illustrations for the New York Institute of Technology (supervision by Jonathan Geisler et al.) - NYIT, August 4, 2016; digital paintings.
http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2016/0804/How-long-have-toothed-whales-been-able-to-hear-at-high-frequencies
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3723800/Fossilised-whale-skull-reveals-creatures-incredible-ultrasonic-hearing-evolved-27-million-years-ago.html
http://in.reuters.com/article/science-whale-idINKCN10F231
https://phys.org/news/2016-08-echo-hunter-fossil-whale-high.html


 

"Messapicetus gregarius" - illustration for the University of Pisa, within the ambit of an international research involving the Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, and other scientific institutes  (supervision by O.Lambert, G. Bianucci et al.) - 
Royal Society Publishing, September 9, 2015; digital painting.
Below: screenshot of the site of National Geographic, with the article about the finding.





Illustration for the exhibition "Da Leviatano a Moby Dick" (From Leviathan to Moby Dick), at the Natural History Museum of Calci (Pisa); scientific supervision by G. Bianucci et al., 2015; digital painting. 





Educational illustration for the CoCoNET European Project (http://www.coconet-fp7.eu/index.php/about-coconet) and the University of Salento, concept by F. Boero, 2014; digital painting.





Educational illustration for the CoCoNET European Project (http://www.coconet-fp7.eu/index.php/about-coconet) and the University of Salento, concept by F. Boero, 2014; digital painting.





Illustration for the article "The future of the Mediterranean Sea Ecosystem:
towards a different tomorrow", by F. Boero; web publication of the  Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, 2014; concept by Ferdinando Boero, illustration by Alberto Gennari; pencil on paper and digital painting.





Cover of the book  "Age determination of elasmobranchs with special reference to mediterranean species:a technical manual",  by Steven E. Campana, FAO Publications, 2014 ; digital painting  (© by FAO Publications).http://www.fao.org/3/a-i3762e.pdf 





 Illustration for the magazine"Mistero", July 2013, Edizioni Fivestore - RTI S.p.A., Cologno Monzese (MI), 2013; digital painting; (all rights reserved)







  Illustration for the magazine"Mistero", July 2013, Edizioni Fivestore - RTI S.p.A., Cologno Monzese (MI), 2013; digital painting; (all rights reserved)






 Illustration for the magazine"Mistero", July 2013, Edizioni Fivestore - RTI S.p.A., Cologno Monzese (MI), 2013; digital painting; (all rights reserved)




  Illustration for the magazine"Mistero" (detail), July 2013, Edizioni Fivestore - RTI S.p.A., Cologno Monzese (MI), 2013; digital painting; (all rights reserved)






 Illustration for the magazine"Mistero" (detail), July 2013, Edizioni Fivestore - RTI S.p.A., Cologno Monzese (MI), 2013; digital painting; (all rights reserved)






  "Rhopilema" - educational illustration for an European research project, with the cooperation of various scientific commissions (VECTORS, Seventh Framework Programme, COCONET, CoNISMa,Perseus, The Mediterranean Science Commission, Università del Salento, ISMAR, Marevivo,Focus, Lega Navale Italiana, Stazione di Biologia Marina di P.to Cesareo),  2013; digital painting. http://www.perseus-net.eu/en/species_of_jellyfish/index.html






  "Rhizostoma" - educational illustration for an European research project, with the cooperation of various scientific commissions (VECTORS, Seventh Framework Programme, COCONET, CoNISMa,Perseus, The Mediterranean Science Commission, Università del Salento, ISMAR, Marevivo,Focus, Lega Navale Italiana, Stazione di Biologia Marina di P.to Cesareo),  2013; digital painting. http://www.perseus-net.eu/en/species_of_jellyfish/index.html






  "Cotylorhiza" - educational illustration for an European research project, with the cooperation of various scientific commissions (VECTORS, Seventh Framework Programme, COCONET, CoNISMa,Perseus, The Mediterranean Science Commission, Università del Salento, ISMAR, Marevivo,Focus, Lega Navale Italiana, Stazione di Biologia Marina di P.to Cesareo),  2013; digital painting. http://www.perseus-net.eu/en/species_of_jellyfish/index.html






  "Aurelia" - educational illustration for an European research project, with the cooperation of various scientific commissions (VECTORS, Seventh Framework Programme, COCONET, CoNISMa,Perseus, The Mediterranean Science Commission, Università del Salento, ISMAR, Marevivo,Focus, Lega Navale Italiana, Stazione di Biologia Marina di P.to Cesareo),  2013; digital painting. http://www.perseus-net.eu/en/species_of_jellyfish/index.html








  "Mnemiopsis" - educational illustration for an European research project, with the cooperation of various scientific commissions (VECTORS, Seventh Framework Programme, COCONET, CoNISMa,Perseus, The Mediterranean Science Commission, Università del Salento, ISMAR, Marevivo,Focus, Lega Navale Italiana, Stazione di Biologia Marina di P.to Cesareo),  2013; digital painting.
http://ices.dk/sites/pub/Publication%20Reports/ICES%20Insight/Insight%20Issue%2050.pdf







"Giant megalodon feeding on sperm whale", 2013; illustration published by the Sociedad Paleontologica de Chile, art exhibitions and magazines ,such as "Imagine FX" # 8 (July 2013) and "Mistero" n.8 (July 2013); digital painting.






"Giant megalodon feeding on sperm whale" (detail), 2013; illustration published by the Sociedad Paleontologica de Chile, art exhibitions and magazines ,such as "Imagine FX" # 8 (July 2013) and "Mistero" n.8 (July 2013); digital painting.http://paleobiology.tumblr.com/post/61349302989/paleoillustration-digital-paintings-by-alberto








"Giant megalodon feeding on sperm whale" (detail), 2013; illustration published by the Sociedad Paleontologica de Chile, art exhibitions and magazines ,such as "Imagine FX" # 8 (July 2013) and "Mistero" n.8 (July 2013); digital painting.








 "Zigophyseter and prehistoric shark" - educational illustration for the University of Salento, 2011; digital painting.






"Prehistoric whale with calf" - educational illustration for the University of Salento, 2011; digital painting.





Cover of the book  "Elasmobranchs of the Mediterranean and Black Sea: status, ecology and biology analysis",  by M. N. Bradai, B. Saidi and S. Enajjar , FAO Publications, 2012 ; digital painting  (© by FAO Publications).http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/171847/icode/






"Sea breams" - (detail) - educational illustration for the scientific international partnership among CoNISMA,University of Salento and University of Perpignan, 2011; digital painting.
 http://fondation.total.com/aires-marines-protegees-mediterranee-900191.html&projectMedia=1403#mediaBloc






"Deep sea environment" - educational illustration  for the University of Salento, 2009; acrylic colours on pasteboard; cm29 x 21.






"Flora and fauna of grasslands" - educational illustration for the  "Museo Friulano di Storia Naturale", 2009; acrylic colours on pasteboard; cm 21 x 12






 "Flora and fauna of rivers" - educational illustration for the "Museo Friulano di Storia Naturale", 2009; acrylic colours on pasteboard; cm 21 x 12




 

"Flora and fauna of forests" - educational illustration for the "Museo Friulano di Storia Naturale", 2009; acrylic colours on pasteboard; cm 21 x 12






 "Jellyfish bloom" - educational illustration for CIESM International Research Commission; oil colours on pasteboard, 2008; cm 29 x 21 - www.jellyrisk.eu,  www.facebook.com/Jellyrisk






Carybdea marsupialis and Velella velella - one of the educational illustrations for  The Mediterranean Science Commission, CoNISMA, University of Salento, Marevivo, Lega Navale Italiana, Museo Dell’Ambiente, Stazione di Biologia Marina of P.to Cesareo, 2008 ; oil colours on pasteboard; cm21 x 15.
http://focusmeduse.eleverweb.it/content/le-schede-delle-meduse 






Tyrannosaurus rex restoration  (and the author) - educational panel for the "Museo dell'Ambiente" of the University of Salento, 2005; acrylic colours on the wall; cm 1300 x 390






The author near one of his painting, an educational panel  for the "Museo dell' Ambiente" of the University of Salento, 2004.






 "Natural sciences" - educational panel  for the "Museo dell' Ambiente" of the University of Salento,2004; acrylic colours on wood; cm 270 x 150





 "Eearth's history panel" - educational panel  for the "Museo dell' Ambiente" of the University of Salento,2001; acrylic colours on wood; cm 400 x 90





The author, with the central part of the "Eearth's history panel", "Museo dell' Ambiente" of the University of Salento, 2001.








 "Eearth's history panel" (detail)  - educational panel for the "Museo dell' Ambiente" of the University of Salento,2001; acrylic colours on wood.





 "Eearth's history panel" (detail) - educational panel for the "Museo dell' Ambiente" of the University of Salento,2001; acrylic colours on wood.





 "Eearth's history panel" (detail ) - educational panel for the "Museo dell' Ambiente" of the University of Salento,2001; acrylic colours on wood.






"Eearth's history panel" - educational panel for the Civic Museum of Maglie, 1999 ;  acrylic colours on pasteboard; cm 90 x 90.





"Neanderthal burial " - educational panel for the Civic Museum of Maglie, 1999 ;  acrylic colours on pasteboard; cm 13 x 18.






Scipionyx samniticus - restoration of the first dinosaur unearthed in Italy, for "Fossilia s.n.c."(published on  “Newton” # 7 and “Speciale 2000” - RCS Periodici, Milano; encyclopedia “Il magico Mondo dei Fossili” vol. 1,  Ist.Geografico De Agostini, Novara, "Prehistoric Times" n°31, ed."Prehistoric Times", California, U.S.A., 1998), 1993; acrylic colours on pasteboard; cm 42 x 28 http://agathaumas.blogspot.it/2011/06/scipionyx-le-prime-ricostruzioni.html







 "Leaving the waters" (detail) - educational panel for the "Città della Scienza" in Bagnoli, Napoli, 1991; acrylic colours on pasteboard; cm 45 x 45