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Natural history painting with the Eden Project

Author: Rosie Martin; Meriel Thurstan; Eden Project (St. Austell, England)
Publisher: London : Batsford ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Sterling, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the expert instruction of two award-winning artists who specialize in capturing the primal essence of the natural world, anyone can create lifelike and unerringly accurate portraits of plants, flowers and wildlife. This book offers ideas on finding an inspirational subject, from natural outdoor settings to local zoos and museums; advice on composition; and techniques for using a range of materials. From  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosie Martin; Meriel Thurstan; Eden Project (St. Austell, England)
ISBN: 9781906388492 1906388490
OCLC Number: 339957181
Description: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: In the beginning --
Setting up --
Drawing --
Sketchbook --
A world of colour --
Painting --
Texture and pattern --
Rocks --
Birds --
Bugs --
Sealife and spirals --
Bones --
Iridescence --
Display and mimicry --
Where now?
Responsibility: Rosie Martin & Meriel Thurstan.

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From the award-winning botanical painting authors, a new book to record more than just the flora of the world, but also the fauna. Recording accurately but beautifully the animal wildlife that  Read more...

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