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The Art of Botanical Painting

£12.99

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Hardback book with red boards in a good condition, slight fading to spine.  Illustrated dust jacket in a good condition.  Pages very good.  2004  edition.  
This is the definitive instructional guide to the art of botanical illustration, published in association with The Society of Botanical Artists and featuring detailed step-by-step demonstrations by members of the Society.  Botanical illustration has been a popular art form for many centuries, with its appealing traditions of detail and beauty.  This beautifully illustrated book covers all aspects of the subject and is an essential book for all serious students of botanical painting.  The book includes useful information about materials, basic plant anatomy, flower and leaf shapes, and then explores the techniques for drawing and coloured pencil work, as well as painting with watercolour and gouache. Subjects include exotic and common plants, flowers, fruit and vegetables, as well as flowers in the garden.  Packed with step-by-step demonstrations and stunning illustrations, this is an inspiring, practical guide, as well as a visual treat.

Item details

Author(s):
Margaret Stevens
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
286x226x16
EAN-13:
9780007169887
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780007169887
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers

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Hardback book with red boards in a good condition, slight fading to spine.  Illustrated dust jacket in a good condition.  Pages very good.  2004  edition.  
This is the definitive instructional guide to the art of botanical illustration, published in association with The Society of Botanical Artists and featuring detailed step-by-step demonstrations by members of the Society.  Botanical illustration has been a popular art form for many centuries, with its appealing traditions of detail and beauty.  This beautifully illustrated book covers all aspects of the subject and is an essential book for all serious students of botanical painting.  The book includes useful information about materials, basic plant anatomy, flower and leaf shapes, and then explores the techniques for drawing and coloured pencil work, as well as painting with watercolour and gouache. Subjects include exotic and common plants, flowers, fruit and vegetables, as well as flowers in the garden.  Packed with step-by-step demonstrations and stunning illustrations, this is an inspiring, practical guide, as well as a visual treat.

Author(s):
Margaret Stevens
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
286x226x16
EAN-13:
9780007169887
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780007169887
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers

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