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.
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Margaret Stevens, who wrote and coordinated this book, is the Society's president and a founding member. She holds numbers RHS medals, including the prestigious Gold Medal. While working as a freelance artist and illustrator she has also taught botanical painting to adult students for more than 20 years, and this book reflects her awareness of their challenges when using color and purchasing paints. Previous publications include a practical guide to drawing flowers, as well as The Art of Botanical Painting.
The Society of Botanical Artists was founded in 1985 to bring together artists of repute in this field. Members include winners of prestigious awards, including the Royal Horticulturaly Society's Gold and Silver-Gilt medals, and their work is held in collections worldwide.
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Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria SONG0060819073
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