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The Nature Diary of an Artist

Art / PhotobookOut of Print

By: Jennie Hale

128 pages, Illus

Herbert Press

Hardback | Jul 2007 | #167621 | ISBN-13: 9780713686524
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About this book

Looks at the English countryside throughout the year through the sketchbooks of artist Jennie Hale. This book is filled with watercolour sketches of birds, insects, animal and plant life along with her handwritten notes about the seasons and the doings in the fields and forests around her.

'This charming book looks at a year in the English country-side, through delictate watercolours in the sketchebooks of a wildlife artist.' Good Book Guide (December 07) ' an enchanting publication an enthralling, informal peep at the secret world of nature few of us are privileged to encounter.' Western Morning News (Devon - August 2007) 'This isn't a book to judge in factual terms - it's not about being informative in scientific terms - if it's to succeed it has to feel right and it does. It has charm, and that's the secret.' Artbookreview.net (August 2007) 'A work in the finest tradition of country writing' Sunday Express (August 2007) 'The diary is filled with delightful watercolour sketches of birds, insects, animal and plant life along with her handwritten notes about the seasons and the doings in the fields and forests around her. Her works will appeal to animal and nature lovers alike.' West Briton (August 2007)


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Biography

Jennie Hale is well-known for her passionate love of the countryside and her beautiful drawings of flora and fauna. She has exhibited her ceramics and drawings widely and her paintings and sketches have appeared in a number of books including John Busby's Drawing Birds. In 1994 she was runner up in the BBC Wildlife Magazine's 'Nature Diarist of the Year'.

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