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Making Micrographia

The drawings and prints below include work created using microscopes and lenses by members of the public in the event, ‘Making Micrographia’, the Museum‘s contribution to the national 2007 Big Draw festival.

The Gallery is still open to new work. If you would like to make you own contribution, please use the form on the previous web page.

Drawings from Big Draw ‘Making Micrographia’


A small insect

Name: Matthew Alpin
Age: 11
Title: A small insect

Spines of a starfish

Name: Eleanor Alpin
Age: 13
Title: Spines of a starfish

Plant seed

Name: Rachel Hiller
Age: 10
Title: Plant seed

Ant

Name: Katherine Hiller
Age: 12
Title: Ant

Parasite of a bumblebee

Name: Katherine Hiller
Age: 12
Title: Parasite of a bumblebee

Mosquito

Name: Hattie Lomax
Age: 12
Title: Mosquito

Seed

Name: Lorne Hyde
Age: 6
Title: Seed

Flower seeds

Name: Owen Robert
Age: 12
Title: Flower seeds

Bed bug and sugar crystals

Name: Laura Pullen
Age: 8
Title: Bed bug and sugar crystals

Mosquito

Name: Rhys Probert
Age: 10
Title: Mosquito

Mosquito in front of a tree

Name: Ryhs Probert
Age: 10
Title: Mosquito in front of a tree

Bed bug

Name: Bunky
Age: 6
Title: Bed bug

Snail and leaf

Name: Bethan Probert
Age: 8
Title: Snail and leaf

Fly

Name: Bethan Probert
Age: 8
Title: Fly's head (after Robert Hooke)

Star fish spines

Name: Joel Stanley
Age: 8
Title: Star fish spines

Star fish spines

Name: Joel Stanley
Age: 8
Title: Star fish spines

Tick

Name: Oliver Smith
Age: 11
Title: Tick

Seed head

Name: Samuel Smith
Age: 7
Title: Seed head

Mosquito

Name: Jamie Smith
Age: 9
Title: Mosquito

Starfish spine

Name: Daniela Germade
Age: 7
Title: Starfish spine

Snail

Name: Claudia Germade
Age: 3
Title: Snail

Mosquito

Name: Tom Walker
Age: 11
Title: Mosquito

Flea (after Robert Hooke)

Name: Kaspar Lie Asdal
Age: 11
Title: Flea (after Robert Hooke)

Fly (after Robert Hooke)

Name: Eystein Lie Asdal
Age: 8
Title: Fly (after Robert Hooke)

Mould

Name: Holly Griffiths
Age: 10
Title: Mould

Mould (negative)

Name: Holly Griffiths
Age: 10
Title: Mould (negative)

Paulounia imperialis

Name: Holly Griffiths
Age: 10
Title: Paulounia imperialis

Plant cross-section

Name: Saskia Felstead
Age: 10
Title: Plant cross-section

An ant

Name: Eleanor Alpin
Age: 13
Title: An ant

Plant cross-section (drawing)

Name: Saskia Felstead
Age: 10
Title: Plant cross-section (drawing)

Acarina

Name: James Anderson
Age: 9
Title: Acarina

Liverfluke

Name: Angel Gomez
Age: 10
Title: Liverfluke

Eye of a fly (after Robert Hooke)

Name: Niamh Rutter
Age: 7
Title: Eye of a fly (after Robert Hooke)

King Henry VIII

Name: Max Rutter
Age: 8
Title: King Henry VIII

Mosquitos

Name: Max Rutter
Age: 8
Title: Mosquitos

Dragonfly

Name: Oliver Northcott
Age: 8
Title: Dragonfly

Flower

Name: Rowan Northcott
Age: 4
Title: Flower

Seed

Name: Caleb Blake
Age: 11
Title: Seed

Close-up of a leaf

Name: Tanglewest Douglas
Age: 9
Title: Close-up of a leaf

Seed

Name: Raymond
Age: 7
Title: Seed

Bed bug

Name: Hollie McCormack
Age: 8
Title: Bed bug

Mosquito

Name: Eden McCormack
Age: 10
Title: Mosquito

Multiple tiny things

Name: Guy Southey
Age: 11
Title: Multiple tiny things

Bed bug

Name: Hollie McCormack
Age: 8
Title: Bed bug

Mosquito

Name: Eden McCormack
Age: 10
Title: Mosquito

Discovery of the poppy ovary

Name: Guy Southey
Age: 11
Title: Discovery of the poppy ovary

Flowers

Name: Libby Hadfield
Age: 4
Title: Flowers

Seeds

Name: Libby Hadfield
Age: 4
Title: Seeds

Mosquito dancer

Name: Sarah Fiander
Age: 35
Title: Mosquito dancer

Thistle head

Name: Piers Edwinson
Age: 37
Title: Thistle head

Head louse

Name: Ms Loemos
Age: 20
Title: Head louse

Head louse (negative)

Name: Ms Loemos
Age: 20
Title: Head louse (negative)

Winged seeds

Name: Jennifer Donascimento
Age: 23
Title: Winged seeds

Winged seeds (drawing)

Name: Jennifer Donascimento
Age: 23
Title: Winged seeds (drawing)

Botanic specimen

Name: Nisa Mackie
Age: 22
Title: Botanic specimen

Terry

Name: Seb Thomas
Age: 21
Title: Terry's big day out

Terry

Name: Seb Thomas
Age: 21
Title: Terry's dinner

Peristone of Funaria Hugrometrica

Name: Aileen Doherty
Age: 12
Title: Peristone of Funaria Hugrometrica

Mould print

Name: Aileen Doherty
Age: 12
Title: Mould print

Mosquito

Name: Philip Fung
Age: 35
Title: Mosquito

Mosquito

Name: Oscar Stubbs
Age: 8
Title: Mosquito

Ant

Name: Catherine Thompsett
Age: 11
Title: Ant

Mould

Name: Emma Thompsett
Age: 9
Title: Mould

Mosquito

Name: Marisol Collier
Age: 11
Title: Mosquito

Name: Fabian
Age: 12

Untitled 1

Name: Katie
Age: 6
Title: Untitled 1

Untitled 2

Name: Katie
Age: 6
Title: Untitled 2

Untitled 3

Name: Katie
Age: 6
Title: Untitled 3

Name: Lara
Age: 9

Name: Vanessa
Age: 9


Images from Big Draw ‘Making Micrographia’ Events




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