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Synopsis:

The Art of Botanical Drawing is an introductory guide to the techniques of botanical painting and drawing. Beginning artists and gardeners looking to capture the beauty of the plants in their garden will learn how to recognize and draw a wide variety of flowers and leaves, including succulents, vegetables, trees, perennials, and grasses. Botanists and naturalists who need to understand the fundamentals of scientific illustration will also find the text useful. Lessons on recognizing and recreating the texture and structural elements of plants are also included.

The Art of Botanical Drawing is practical and beautiful — it includes 150 charming color illustrations and the hands-on approach is accessible to even the most inexperienced budding artist.

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Agathe Ravert-Haevermans is a scientific illustrator andnaturalist at the Museumof Natural Historyin Paris, where she also teaches botanicaldrawing to adults.


Product Details

ISBN:
9780881929904
Author:
Ravet-haevermans, Agathe
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Author:
Ravert-Haevermans, Agathe
Author:
Ravet-Haevermans, Agathe
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
ART / Subjects and Themes / Plants and Animals
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing - Specific Subjects
Subject:
ART / Subjects & Themes/Plants & Animals
Subject:
Art - Drawing
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10 x 8.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , The Art of Botanical Drawing is an introductory guide to the techniques of botanical painting and drawing. Beginning artists and gardeners looking to capture the beauty of the plants in their garden will learn how to recognize and draw a wide variety of flowers and leaves, including succulents, vegetables, trees, perennials, and grasses. Botanists and naturalists who need to understand the fundamentals of scientific illustration will also find the text useful. Lessons on recognizing and recreating the texture and structural elements of plants are also included.

The Art of Botanical Drawing is practical and beautiful — it includes 150 charming color illustrations and the hands-on approach is accessible to even the most inexperienced budding artist.

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