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Drawing and painting plants

Author: Christina Brodie
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2007.
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"This is a botanically based (as opposed to free-form drawing) practical manual on how to paint a vast range of plants in watercolour and other media. Drawing on her experience as a teacher at RHS Rosemoor, Christine Brodie takes a holistic approach to botanical art, covering: botanical terminology; drawing and painting techniques in a wide range of media; dissection and examination of plants; simple experiments  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brodie, Christina.
Drawing and painting plants.
Portland, Or. Timber Press, 2007
(OCoLC)894799140
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Brodie
ISBN: 9780881928419 0881928410
OCLC Number: 81144406
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: The plant kingdom --
Drawing and watercolour technique --
Flowering plants : flowers, fruits & seeds --
Flowering plants : leaves, stems & roots --
More painting media --
Monochrome drawing media --
Measuring and magnifying plant parts --
Trees --
Fungi --
Flowerless plants --
Presenting your work --
Further study.
Responsibility: Christina Brodie.

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Includes step-by-step instructions that show how to accurately render a wide range of plants and plant parts - from flowers, fruits, and seeds through leaves, stems, bark, and roots to fungi, ferns,  Read more...

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