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Botanical Illustration

By: Valerie Oxley

192 pages, col illus & b/w illus

Crowood Press

Paperback | Sep 2008 | #176070 | ISBN-13: 9781847970510
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About this book

Offers an introduction to the marrying of art and science in the aesthetic and accurate portrayal of plant material. This book deals with the practical art and the related botany of the subject.

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Valerie Oxley has inspired students from all over the world with her enthusiasm for natural history, and plant illustration in particular. She developed the first Diploma in Botanical Illustration with colleagues at the University of Sheffield, where plant drawing is still taught alongside the related botany. Valerie is a freelance tutor, known for her encouragement and understanding of students' needs, and helping them to develop their own individual style and approach to the subject. Resident - Sheffield

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