Introduction Equipment Composition Techniques Lesson One: Accurate Drawing Lesson Two: Leaf Lesson Three: Apple Lesson Four: Mushroom Lesson Five: Pencil Lesson Six: Pen and Ink Lesson Seven: Flower Lesson Eight: Foliage Lesson Nine: Hawthorne Leaves and Berries Lesson Ten: Botanical Plate Conclusion Mounting and Framing Societies and Exhibitions Further Reading Suppliers Glossary Index
An introduction to botanical illustration in ten step-by-step lessons, covering all the basics for drawing and painting flowers and plants.
Valerie C. Price is a professional botanical illustrator and teacher. She gained a degree in scientific illustration, and has since worked at Kew Gardens, contributing to their publications and journals. Her work has been published by the Royal Horticultural Society, Collins, Dorling Kindersley and many others. Valerie has exhibited her work on several occasions, including at the Hunt Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, the Kew Gallery, and the Society of Botanical Illustrators.
[Botanical Illustration] is very accomplished and will certainly inspire any would-be botanical painters to get started. * Leisure Painter *