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Botany For The Artist by Sarah Simblet
  

Botany For The Artist

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Synopsis

Botany For The Artist by Sarah Simblet

An intimate understanding of botany will help any artist create vibrant and realistic art. Sarah Simblet's masterclass provides you with an awareness and appreciation of plants and flowers and shows how to apply that knowledge to your art. Covering every type of plant, from the tiniest mosses and lichens to sumptuous flowers and trees, Sarah shows how to evoke their beauty on your canvas or page. Drawing on the rich history of botanic art and combined with Sarah's practical drawing classes, over 350 beautiful illustrations and vivid photographs, provide an in-depth look at roots, stems, leaves, flowers and fruits and explain how to create life-like drawings. For anyone wishing to master the art of drawing plants or for all those passionate about plants and how they are portrayed in art.

About the Author

Sarah Simblet is an artist and academic specialising in anatomy. She has a studio in Oxford and holds the positions of Tutor in Drawing in the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford, and Visiting Lecturer in the Royal College of Art, London.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st February 2010

Author

Sarah Simblet

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Publisher

DK an imprint of Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Format

Hardback
256 pages

Categories

Painting & art manuals

ISBN

9781405332279

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