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The art of botanical painting

Author: Margaret Stevens; Society of Botanical Artists.
Publisher: London ; New York : HarperCollins, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Art of Botanical Painting is the definitive practical guide to botanical art, intended for artists with some painting experience. Here, for the first time, members of the prestigious Society of Botanical Artists provide a complete course of instruction, as well as divulge their professional studio secrets. Featuring a wide range of subjects, from exotic and common plants, flowers, fruit and vegetables to gardens  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Stevens; Society of Botanical Artists.
ISBN: 0060819073 9780060819071 0007169884 9780007169887
OCLC Number: 62179283
Notes: "In association with The Society of Botanical Artists."
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Chapter 2 Materials 12 --
Chapter 3 Plant Anatomy for a Painter 16 --
Chapter 4 Drawing Techniques 22 --
Chapter 5 Working with Colored Pencils 32 --
Chapter 6 Watercolor Painting Techniques 38 --
Chapter 7 Foliage Color 44 --
Chapter 8 Flower Library 54 --
Chapter 9 Composition 60 --
Chapter 10 Flower Portraits in Watercolor 66 --
Chapter 11 Painting in Gouache 84 --
Chapter 12 Working in the Field 92 --
Chapter 13 Painting Fruit 100 --
Chapter 14 Painting Vegetables 110 --
Chapter 15 Photography as an Aid 118 --
Chapter 16 Flowers in the Garden 124 --
Chapter 17 Botanical Illustration 130 --
Chapter 18 Presentation and Framing 140 --
Chapter 19 Exhibiting and Selling 142.
Responsibility: Margaret Stevens.
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