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Botanical Illustrator's Handbook

By Sally Pinhey

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ISBN: 9781847977175
PUBLISHED: 04/04/2014
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 280x220 mm
INSIDE: 160 colour illustrations

The Botanical Illustrator's Handbook takes a closer look at how to accurately portray the riches of the botanical world. It tackles and explains many of the difficulties that artists encounter so they can extend and expand their choice of subject matter. Written by a respected artist and drawing on her wealth of experience, it offers new insights and a fresh approach to the wonders of botanical illustration.

Topics covered include:

  • Advice on the labelling and quality of paper, and choice of pencils, paints and brushes
  • Techniques for the mixing and handling of greens
  • Chapters on magnification, managing detail and using scale bars
  • Instructions for using perspective techniques, and painting complex structures such as pine cones and umbellifers, and tricky details such as hairs

RRP: £16.99

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