Acclaimed botanical artist Bente Starcke King shows artists of all levels how to create artful and soulful illustrations of tulips, irises, rose hips, echinacea and more. Taking readers step-by-step through proven techniques for capturing this popular subject matter, Beautiful Botanicals:
*Provides numerous tips and 19 demonstrations for all the most popular mediums, including watercolor, pencil, pen and ink, ink wash and mixed media (watercolor with colored pencil or ink).
*Draws even casual readers in with striking, colorful illustrations set against white backgrounds.
*Appeals to fine artists, decorative painters and even garden enthusiasts with clear instruction and plentiful demonstrations.
The book also covers such practical topics as cleaning, along with signing and framing one's artwork, and it includes interesting stories and facts about the flowers and plants presented. It's a must-have for any nature or art lover!
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Internationally known botanical artist Bente Starcke King teaches illustration at Cornell and has led workshops around the world. Her work has appeared in a long list of prestigious shows and publications. She lives in Ithaca, New York.
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Book Description North Light Books, 2004. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1581804946
Book Description North Light Books, 2004. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111581804946