This handbook is for everyone who wants to observe and understand plants and the differences between them, but is particularly aimed at botanical artists. It explains the most important diagnostic features that are essential when identifying a plant and painting an accurate picture. With practical advice on how to approach a painting, The Artist's Handbook of Botany is sure to become an invaluable reference for artists and an insightful aid so all gardeners can enjoy their plants to the full.
Lizabeth Leech trained and worked as a botanist before becoming a well-respected botanical artist and teacher. She is a founder member and current Chair of the Hampton Court Palace Florilegium, as well as an active member of the Institute of Analytical Plant Illustrators and the American Society of Botanical Artists.