The Art of Botanical Painting

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-08-13
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications
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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.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 7
Introductionp. 8
Materialsp. 12
Plant Anatomy for a Painterp. 16
Drawing Techniquesp. 22
Working with Colored Pencilsp. 32
Watercolor Painting Techniquesp. 38
Foliage Colorp. 44
Flower Libraryp. 54
Compositionp. 60
Flower Portraits in Watercolorp. 66
Painting in Gouachep. 84
Working in the Fieldp. 92
Painting Fruitp. 100
Painting Vegetablesp. 110
Photography as an Aidp. 118
Flowers in the Gardenp. 124
Botanical Illustrationp. 130
Presentation and Framingp. 140
Exhibiting and Sellingp. 142
Bibliographyp. 143
Indexp. 144
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