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Botanical Illustration Course with the Eden Project : Drawing and Watercolour Painting Techniques for Botanical Artists - Rosie Martin

Botanical Illustration Course with the Eden Project

Drawing and Watercolour Painting Techniques for Botanical Artists

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Published: 17th March 2008
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Botanical Illustration Course - published with the Eden Project - is your personal guide to the study of botanical drawing and watercolour painting. Devised by an award-winning botanical artist who teaches at the Eden Project, this course takes you from basic drawing techniques to advanced skills required for the analysis of complex forms in watercolour. Following the syllabus of the botanical illustration course at the acclaimed Eden Project in Cornwall, this book offers you the opportunity to perfect the many techniques used to produce beautiful and informative plant portraits. Full of practical information, and with easy-to-follow exercises, the book includes: 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.

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5.0

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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    4.0

    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
      Country of Publication: GB
      Dimensions (cm): 28.2 x 22.0  x 1.4
      Weight (kg): 0.6