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    Angie Lewin: Plants and Places (Hardback) Illustrated by Angie Lewin, By (author) Leslie Geddes-Brown


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    DescriptionThe artist Angie Lewin has a unique vision of the natural world. Her hugely popular prints depict in intricate detail the native flora of a variety of environments, from salt marsh and Highland loch, to flower-strewn meadow and wild garden. Lewin finds beauty in each landscape, whatever the season, and is particularly inspired by plant forms: slender reeds, stately goatsbeard, spiky teasels and sculptural seed heads. 'Plants and Places' presents over 70 of Lewin's beautifully crafted linocuts and wood engravings. The works are grouped according to habitat such as coast, woodland and hedgerow, and garden together with drawings, paintings and collages from Lewin's sketchbooks of grasses, seed pods, seaweed, shells and other objects that she has collected on her walks. In an engaging introduction, Leslie Geddes-Brown meets Lewin in her studio, discusses her artistic inspirations and her fascination with plants, and describes how she creates her prints.

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    Angie Lewin: Plants and Places
    Authors and contributors
    Illustrated by Angie Lewin, By (author) Leslie Geddes-Brown
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 191
    Width: 256 mm
    Height: 258 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 1,220 g
    ISBN 13: 9781858945361
    ISBN 10: 1858945364

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    LC classification: N
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    BISAC V2.8: ART016000
    BIC subject category V2: AFH
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Approval Code: A02540000
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15840
    Libri: I-AT
    BISAC V2.8: ART050030
    Abridged Dewey: 704
    B&T Approval Code: A03600000
    BISAC V2.8: ART048000, ART024000
    DC23: 769.92
    Thema V1.0: AFH
    Illustrations note
    col. Illustrations
    Merrell Publishers Ltd
    Imprint name
    Merrell Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    30 November 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Angie Lewin is a member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and the Society of Wood Engravers and has exhibited her work around the United Kingdom. With her husband, Simon, she runs St Jude's in Norfolk, producing a range of printed fabrics. Leslie Geddes-Brown is a leading writer on gardening and interior design. Her books include Merrell's Garden Wisdom (2009), which features illustrations by Angie Lewin.
    Review quote
    'Beautifully crafted linocuts and wood engravings' - Home & Interiors Scotland 'A delight for gardeners and nature lovers' - Elle Decoration 'Irresistibly wonderful prints from Angie Lewin' - Gardens Illustrated 'A beautifully illustrated book' - The Lady '... there is something enchanting about Lewin"s work... it is neither faithful reproduction nor whimsical reinterpretation, but homage to the intricate details of nature, once removed from realistic images' - nonsuchbook.typepad.com 'A delight for gardeners and nature lovers' - Elle Decoration 'Irresistibly wonderful prints from Angie Lewin' - Gardens Illustrated
    Table of contents
    Introduction Coast Woodland and Hedgerow River and Loch Meadow and Garden Studio List of Works