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Botanical Illustration Course : With the Eden Project - Rosie Martin

Botanical Illustration Course

With the Eden Project

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Published: 17th March 2008
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NEW IN PAPERBACK Devised by experienced teacher and award-winning artist Rosie Martin, Botanical Illustration Course is based on the course taught at the highly acclaimed Eden Project in Cornwall. Guiding you through basic techniques, such as pencil drawing and mixing colours, the course moves on to more advanced skills, from creating depth and perspective to rendering detail, texture and pattern in a wide range of botanical subjects. Packed with practical information and easy-to-follow exercises, this book includes stunning portraits of irises, pansies, orchids and daffodils, as wll as more complex forms such as pineapples, artichokes and cacti. Whether you are an experienced artist or a budding botanical illustrator, it is easy to produce beautiful and impressive plant portraits with this accessible and inspirational guide.

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Fabulous resource for aspiring botanical artists

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Understand
  • Inspirational
  • Relevant
  • Well Written

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    Comments about Botanical Illustration Course with the Eden Project:

    This book is written by people who actually conduct a year long botanical art course in UK. Just the first browse through the book gave me a greater insight to the art and my own work has already improved.

     
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    Great Resource for beginners

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      This book was what I expected it to be

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      * Pencil Drawing * Shapes in Nature * Plant dissection and bisection * Perspective * Use of tonal contrast * Line drawing and pencil shading * Colour and pigment mixing * Application of watercolour * Highlights and shiny surfaces * Composition and arrangement

      ISBN: 9780713490749
      ISBN-10: 0713490748
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 144
      Published: 17th March 2008
      Publisher: Pavilion Books
      Country of Publication: GB
      Dimensions (cm): 28.2 x 22.0  x 1.4
      Weight (kg): 0.6