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Botany for the Artist: An Inspirational Guide to Drawing Plants

Handbook / Manual

By: Sarah Simblet

256 pages, Col illus throughout

Dorling Kindersley

Hardback | Feb 2010 | #184623 | ISBN-13: 9781405332279
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NHBS Price: £24.99 $32/€30 approx

About this book

An intimate understanding of botany will help any artist create vibrant and realistic art. Sarah Simblet's masterclass provides you with an awareness and appreciation of plants and flowers and shows how to apply that knowledge to your art. Covering every type of plant, from the tiniest mosses and lichens to sumptuous flowers and trees, Sarah shows how to evoke their beauty on your canvas or page. Drawing on the rich history of botanic art and combined with Sarah's practical drawing classes, over 350 beautiful illustrations and vivid photographs, provide an in-depth look at roots, stems, leaves, flowers and fruits and explain how to create life-like drawings.


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