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Botanical Art Techniques: 19 Step- By- Step Projects in Watercolour and Other Media

Handbook / ManualArt / PhotobookOut of Print

By: B King

128 pages, 200 col illus

David & Charles

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #150571 | ISBN: 0715320491
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About this book

This collection of 19 step-by-step projects will teach the artist simple and effective techniques for creating beautiful floral illustrations using a variety of media. Included are techniques for pencil, pen and ink, watercolour and watercolour with ink, which will enable the artist to create crisp, clean illustrations.


Introduction; Materials; Chapter 1: Basic form and perspective; Chapter 2: Black and white pencil; Chapter 3: Pen and ink; Chapter 4: Ink wash; Chapter 5: Transparent watercolour; Chapter 6: Mixed media; Concluding tips

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BS King is a freelance botanical illustrator, she also teaches botanical illustration at Cornell University in the US. Her work has been exhibited at the Royal Danish Horticultural Society in Copenhagen, London's Westminster Gallery and at the Sola Gallery in Ithaca.

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