HOW TO DRAW PLANTS : THE TECHNIQUES OF BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION

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9780906969786: HOW TO DRAW PLANTS : THE TECHNIQUES OF BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION

This comprehensive and authoritative handbook is for all those who want to portray plants and flowers with botanical accuracy. In it the author gives detailed advice on working in pencil, pen, scraper board, watercolour, acrylics and gouache; on building up a painting or drawing by stages; on taking measurements and understanding plant structure; on collecting, handling and preserving plant material.

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Keith West was formerly Art Lecturer at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch and for 20 years Botanical Artist for the Botany Division of the Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research in NZ. He is also the author of Painting Plant Portraits.

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