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The Kew Book of Botanical Illustration

By: Christabel King

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Search Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003492

ISBN: 1844489477

Condition: New

Kew is eminent worldwide in botanical science and the study and preservation of plant species, and Christabel King has been doing illustrations for them for 40 years and is their foremost botanical artist. Here she explains both scientific botanical illustration and the looser botanical art, and covers materials, collecting and preserving plant specimens, drawing and painting techniques, magnification, using dividers, drawing from life, composition, light and shade and tranferring drawings. She goes on to discuss painting leaves, flowers, cactii and succulents, wildflowers, trees and plates fo... View more info