Useful Links

Archaeological Illustration:

Graphics Archaeology Group A group that exists within the CIfA to promote archaeological illustration and closely related disciplines.

BAJR Guide 32: Archaeological Illustration, Small Finds A detailed ‘how to’ guide on the illustration of small finds, written by myself.

Aspects of Archaeology: Archaeological Illustration A concise and informative history of how archaeological illustration first came into being and continues to develop utilising recent technology.

Museum & Heritage:

Museums & Heritage Advisor  This organisation describes itself as an independent events and publishing company created to connect, inform and inspire. It is also a community of people who work in the world of museums, heritage and cultural visitor attractions who come together to learn, share and create.

Association of Heritage Interpreters AHI offers a focus for ideas, debate and networking bringing together people actively involved or concerned with interpretation of natural and cultural heritage. Some work as interpretation or heritage officers, rangers or countryside managers, others as designers or illustrators, planners, teachers, curators, consultants, academics or in many other professions with an interest in heritage.


Turning the Pages, The British Library An impressive selection of illuminated manuscripts that can be viewed online, together with an extensive description.

Designing Permanent Exhibitions: An interesting set of case studies about museum exhibitions to be found on the Museums & Heritage website.

Kilmartin Glen A rewarding guided walk of the prehistoric landscape of Kilmartin Glen, produced by the Open University. A gallery of images complementing the walk can be viewed here at the BBC radio Scotland website. Notably, whilst the audio has been designed for those actually walking the site, it can still be listened to and enjoyed remotely, in conjunction with the images.


Euan’s Guide: Disabled people give their top tips for accessibility in museums. Museums are used to designing themselves around the able-bodied. These guidelines and associated case studies give a useful outline of how museums can cater for a range of different disabilities, such as visual impairment, wheel-chair use, and autism.