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    Description"The Botanical Illustration Course" - published with the Eden Project - is your personal guide to the study of botanical drawing and watercolour painting. Devised by an award-winning botanical artist who teaches at the Eden Project, this course takes you from basic drawing techniques to advanced skills required for the analysis of complex forms in watercolour. Following the syllabus of the botanical illustration course at the acclaimed Eden Project in Cornwall, this book offers you the opportunity to perfect the many techniques used to produce beautiful and informative plant portraits. Full of practical information, and with easy-to-follow exercises. * Pencil Drawing * Shapes in Nature * Plant dissection and bisection * Perspective * Use of tonal contrast * Line drawing and pencil shading * Colour and pigment mixing * Application of watercolour * Highlights and shiny surfaces * Composition and arrangement


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    Title
    Botanical Illustration Course with the Eden Project
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rosie Martin, By (author) Meriel Thurstan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 581 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780713490749
    ISBN 10: 0713490748
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: WFA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AFF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25820
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: NC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A03402000
    BIC subject category V2: AGNB
    BISAC V2.8: ART050030, ART029000, ART010000, ART020000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 743.7, 751.422434
    Thema V1.0: AFF, WFA, AGNB
    Publisher
    PAVILION BOOKS
    Imprint name
    Batsford Ltd
    Publication date
    05 August 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Rosie Martin holds a Gold Medal from the RHS for her botanical watercolour painting. She is an elected member of the Society of Botanical Artists and teaches a variety of art-based subjects, including botanical illustration in both. She has worked in fashion, ballet and theatre; her clients have included David Bowie, Anthony Caro, Karl Lagerfeld and Jean Muir, for whom she produced textiles and interior design prints.
    Table of contents
    * Pencil Drawing * Shapes in Nature * Plant dissection and bisection * Perspective * Use of tonal contrast * Line drawing and pencil shading * Colour and pigment mixing * Application of watercolour * Highlights and shiny surfaces * Composition and arrangement