Royal BC Museum Climate Change Exhibit Infographics


Weather is how we experience climate change

The understanding of the  relationship of weather to climate requires a shift in perception of scale – from personal to planetary. How do you sympathetically introduce the museum visitor to the facts of climate change? The relationship of weather to the person is shown by illustrations of an umbrella and raincoat – two common recognizable items that protect any body from the weather. The empty hood is both unsettling and intriguing. These illustrations are black pencil renderings, scanned, with colour layers and clipping paths added in Photoshop for placing onto a solid background. The attention to the hand-drawn detail of these mundane objects invites passing scrutiny from the viewer. Sometimes you really need a hand-drawn touch to achieve this. Continue reading “Royal BC Museum Climate Change Exhibit Infographics”