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Botanical Painting with the Society of Botanical Artists: Comprehensive techniques, step-by-steps and...
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Margaret Stevens Society of Botanical Artists
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Botanical Painting with the Society of Botanical Artists: Comprehensive techniques, step-by-steps and gallery

Margaret Stevens Society of Botanical Artists


9781849944526

Batsford


Art & Architecture;
Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes);
Painting & art manuals


Hardback

160 pages

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An illustrated, comprehensive guide to botanical painting written by the Society of Botanical Artists.

In this new book the Society of Botanical Artists provides a comprehensive guideto the different styles and methods of botanical painting, harvesting the talent of both Members and Distance Learning Diploma Course students around the world, past and present. Botanical Painting includes more advanced techniques and materials and demonstrates how these skills can be used to develop your ownexpertise.

There are chapters on drawing with graphite and metal point, coloured pencil, vellum, egg tempera, body and watercolour in plant portraiture and illustration as well as 'The Mixed Bunch'. The inclusion of the historic methods used for egg tempera and metal point, as well as the technique required for working on vellum, makes this a valuable source of advice on subjects not readily available elsewhere. The gallery of paintings at the end of the book provides a guided walk around an SBA exhibition and is sure to excite and inspire.

The book is beautifully illustrated throughout, with comprehensive critiques on the artworks and step-by-step demonstrations. It will be an invaluable and inspirational addition to the library of the more experienced botanical painter.

By:   Margaret Stevens, Society of Botanical Artists
Imprint:   Batsford
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 276mm,  Width: 216mm,  Spine: 16mm
Weight:   938g
ISBN:   9781849944526
ISBN 10:   1849944520
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   November 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Margaret Stevens is a founder member and past President of the Society of Botanical Artists. She is author of several books on botanical painting, including The Art of Botanical Painting (HarperCollins) and The Botanical Sketchbook (Batsford). Margaret is a Royal Horticultural Society Gold Medalist.


'This is a complex subject and it and its practitioners deserve to be given the serious attention they receive here.' * The Artist *

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