The botanical illustrator´s

Written by a respected artist and drawing on her wealth of experience, this book offers new insights and takes a closer look at how to accurately portray the riches of the botanical world. Advice is given on the labeling and quality of paper, and choice of pencils, paints, and brushes, and how to mix and handle greens. There are chapters on magnification, managing detail, and using scale bars, and instructions are included for using perspective techniques and painting complex structures such as pine cones and umbellifers, and tricky details, such as hairs.

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