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Botanical drawing in color : a basic guide to mastering realistic form and naturalistic color  Cover Image Book Book

Botanical drawing in color : a basic guide to mastering realistic form and naturalistic color / Wendy Hollender.

Hollender, Wendy. (Author).



Botanical Drawing In Color offers a thorough immersion into the world of scientifically accurate, three-dimensional, and artistically rendered natural illustration. Whether you're just broaching this unique skill or are already an expert, these step-by-step instructions are an invaluable reference guide, written by one of the nation's leading experts in the field, Wendy Hollender. Each lesson here increases in complexity to build your skill set in a clear, concise, and accessible way. With a focus on the natural world through the botanical life-cycle, each project is not only a technical study, but a beautiful piece of artwork in and of itself.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780823007066
  • ISBN: 0823007065
  • Physical Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, ©2010.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Taking an overview -- Gathering your art supplies and materials -- Establishing value and form -- Adding color to a toned form -- Establishing perspective -- Putting tone and perspective together -- Understanding color -- Depicting overlapping elements and different planes -- Understanding the form and function of plants -- Mastering advanced drawing techniques -- Mastering advanced compositions and techniques.
Subject: Botanical illustration > Technique.
Color drawing > Technique.
Botanical illustration > Technique.
Color drawing > Technique.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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