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Botanical Illustration

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Building on the work of illustrators of the past, ranging from Elizabeth Blackwell, whose drawings helped to release her husband from debtors' prison, through to the exceptional scientific drawings of Beatrix Potter, this book deals with both the practical art and the related botany of the subject. Starting with an introduction to basic botany; this guide next covers ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Crowood Press (first published September 18th 2008)
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Makingamark
May 24, 2009 Makingamark rated it it was amazing
This book has been written for students of botanical art - for those new to this aspect of art as well as for those with some experience wishing to develop their expertise. It deals with the practicalities of botanical art and the related botany of the subject.


I particularly like the flow of the book, starting with the history and moving through all the things you need to know before you can start to paint. There are seven chapters before the book gets to Chapter 8 Preparing to Paint!

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