Botanical PaintingBook - 2011
A beautifully illustrated guide that aims to unravel the perceived mysteries of the art by revealing the steps to making a stunning botanical painting Botanical painting seeks to convey the essence and beauty of a plant through accurate rendition. By breaking complex forms down into basic shapes, this guide to an often intimidating art form provides a foundation for building and developing detail in a painting. It features a strong emphasis on observation, especially observation through drawing; color exercises and techniques to simplify the painting process; and it covers the main features of flowering plants--the root, the steam, the leaf, the flower, and the fruit.
Publisher: Ramsbury : Crowood, 2011
Branch Call Number: 758.5 B193b 2011
Characteristics: 144 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm