Botany for Artists

Botany for Artists

Book - 2011
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Baker & Taylor
A guide to botanical illustration describes the anatomical features of different plants, and offers advice on observing the organism for future drawings through the author's completed sample questionnaires.

Offers an introduction to the world of plant science. This title is suitable for those who are interested in plants and flowers, especially those who wish to draw or paint them without sacrificing technical accuracy to aesthetic quality.

Independent Publishing Group
An introduction to plant science for artists who wish to draw or paint plants or flowers without sacrificing technical accuracy to aesthetic quality
Many botanical artists struggle when closely observing their subject and do not have the structural knowledge necessary to enhance the quality and precision of their work. This informative book addresses the intricacies of plant and floral structure, form, and behavior, seeking to equip artists with a more comprehensive understanding of botany. It explains basic biological concepts to enhance the understanding of observation, introducing all main groups of plants and fungi; provides a springboard of knowledge to enable the reader to tackle more academic literature; offers observation helpsheets; and encourages a more confident approach to botanical painting and illustration.

Publisher: Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire [England] : Crowood Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781847972781
Branch Call Number: 580.247 Leech 2011
Characteristics: 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm


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