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Art of Botanical Painting
     

Art of Botanical Painting

by Margaret Stevens
 
The Art of Botanical Painting is the definitive practical guide to botanical art, intended for artists with some paining 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.

Featuring a wide range of subjects, from exotic

Overview

The Art of Botanical Painting is the definitive practical guide to botanical art, intended for artists with some paining 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.

Featuring a wide range of subjects, from exotic and common plants, flowers, fruit and vegetables to gardens as a whole, as well as fourteen step-by-step demonstrations, The Art of Botanical Painting is both an inspiring handbook and a sumptuous visual treat.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060819071
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.14(w) x 11.42(h) x 0.65(d)

Meet the Author

Margaret Stevens, who wrote and coordinated this book, is the Society's president and a founding member. She holds numbers RHS medals, including the prestigious Gold Medal. While working as a freelance artist and illustrator she has also taught botanical painting to adult students for more than 20 years, and this book reflects her awareness of their challenges when using color and purchasing paints. Previous publications include a practical guide to drawing flowers, as well as The Art of Botanical Painting.

The Society of Botanical Artists was founded in 1985 to bring together artists of repute in this field. Members include winners of prestigious awards, including the Royal Horticulturaly Society's Gold and Silver-Gilt medals, and their work is held in collections worldwide.

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