Botanical Art Techniques: A Comprehensive Guide to Watercolor, Graphite, Colored Pencil, Vellum, Pen and Ink, Egg Tempera, Oils, Printmaking, an
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DescriptionBotanical Art Techniques is a beautifully illustrated and comprehensive guide to one of the most delicate art forms. From the experts at the American Society of Botanical Artists, this essential reference features how-to tutorials for all the major techniques, moving from basic to intermediate to advanced, so the reader can build on their skills as they progress. Media covered in detail include graphite, pen and ink, watercolor on paper and vellum, and colored pencil, with further tutorials on egg tempera oil, acrylic, gouache, silverpoint, etching, and more. Additional information includes a detailed overview of the necessary materials, basic information about the principles of composition, and advice on how to develop a personal style. Filled with 900 photographs, Botanical Art Techniques is a must-have for creative people everywhere.
Timber Press (OR)
September 15, 2020
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The mission of the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) is to provide a thriving, interactive community dedicated to perpetuating the tradition and contemporary practice of botanical art. Since its founding by Diane Bouchier in 1994, ASBA has grown from an organization of 200 to over 1,700 individual members and from 5 to 40 institutional members from around the world.