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Publisher Comments:

Christina Brodie draws on her extensive experience as a botanical art teacher in compiling this complete course on drawing and painting plants. Clear step-by-step instructions show how to accurately render a wide range of plants and plant parts — from flowers, fruits, and seeds through leaves, stems, bark, and roots to fungi, ferns, mosses, and seaweeds. Christina Brodie's concise text and beautiful, detailed examples illustrate techniques for various media, including pencil, ink, watercolor, gouache, acrylics, and scraper board. This highly practical manual offers a complete course of instruction in basic and advanced techniques of botanical illustration, and is suitable for beginning artists and journal keepers as well as teachers and professional illustrators.

Synopsis:

Clear step-by-step instructions show how to render with botanical accuracy a wide range of plants and plant parts — from flowers and fruits, leaves and bark, to fungi, mosses, and seaweeds. Detailed examples illustrate techniques including pencil, ink, watercolor, gouache, acrylics, and scraper board, making this a complete instructional course in drawing and painting plants.

Synopsis:

Clear step-by-step instructions show how to render with botanical accuracy a wide range of plants and plant parts and#8212; from flowers and fruits, leaves and bark, to fungi, mosses, and seaweeds. Detailed examples illustrate techniques including pencil, ink, watercolor, gouache, acrylics, and scraper board, making this a complete instructional course in drawing and painting plants.

About the Author

Christina Brodie is a graduate of the Winchester School of Art in England. She teaches botanical painting for the Royal Horticulture Society at Rosemoor and was awarded the RHS Gold Medal in 2002. She lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881928419
Publisher:
Timber Press
Subject:
Painting
Author:
Brodie, Christina
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing
Subject:
Techniques - Painting
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing - Specific Subjects
Subject:
Techniques - Painting - Specific Subjects
Subject:
Painting -- Technique.
Subject:
Drawing -- Technique.
Subject:
Art - Drawing
Subject:
Art-Painting General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20070115
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.52x8.66x.56 in. 1.32 lbs.

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » Drawing
Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
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Drawing and Painting Plants
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Product details 144 pages Timber Press (OR) - English 9780881928419 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Clear step-by-step instructions show how to render with botanical accuracy a wide range of plants and plant parts — from flowers and fruits, leaves and bark, to fungi, mosses, and seaweeds. Detailed examples illustrate techniques including pencil, ink, watercolor, gouache, acrylics, and scraper board, making this a complete instructional course in drawing and painting plants.
"Synopsis" by , Clear step-by-step instructions show how to render with botanical accuracy a wide range of plants and plant parts and#8212; from flowers and fruits, leaves and bark, to fungi, mosses, and seaweeds. Detailed examples illustrate techniques including pencil, ink, watercolor, gouache, acrylics, and scraper board, making this a complete instructional course in drawing and painting plants.
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