Botanical artist Keith West's thorough guide to drawing plants is so beautifully produced that even nonartists who love nature and art will want to own it. -- Lori D. Kranz Bloomsbury Review 19970201 The wealth of technical information will provide the artist with a greater understanding of and proficiency in botanical work. -- Angel Lee Choice 19990601 Filled with superb illustrations and step-by-step studies showing how illustrations can be built up and how special effects can be applied ... An encyclopedic reference that has long been needed by botanical illustrators. Northeastern Naturalist 20010507 The book provides quite a helpful basis even for the beginner artist; for those with experience, it's fun to learn methods gleaned during the author's life. Garden Clippings 20010725 The techniques of botanical illustration are clearly set out... The reader will end up with a greater understanding and appreciation of plant structure. -- Virgil Rupp East Oregonian 20020519From the Publisher:
This best introductory book on the subject examines plant structures and the problems they present to illustrators, then discusses the artist's tools and how to use them: pencils, erasers, papers, brushes, watercolors, gouache, and acrylics.
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Descripción Timber Press, Incorporated, 1996. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "To the best of my knowledge there has never until now been a thorough book supplying the answers to all those technical questions that I am still constantly being asked by people wishing to take up botanical illustration." --Wilfrid Blunt. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0881923508
Descripción Timber Press, Incorporated, 1996. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0881923508
Descripción Timber Press, Incorporated, 1996. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110881923508
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