The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration

An artist's guide to drawing and illustrating realistic flora, fauna, and botanical scenes from nature

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Publisher Description

Draw and paint beautiful, vibrant, and realistic birds and botanicals with The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration. Take a sketch and transform it into fine art!

The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration is a guide for contemporary artists aspiring to master shape, color, and texture and render beautiful, realistic, and vibrant botanical artwork. Author Mindy Lighthipe, an expert botanical artist, educates you about the tools and materials traditionally used in botanical illustration, including pencils, colored pencils, watercolor, gouache, and pastels.

This thorough yet easily digestible guide includes overviews of key illustration techniques and basic color theory and mixing, and it's loaded with exercises designed to help you learn to see shape, value, and form. By learning tounderstand plant life and anatomy, you can craft elegant flowers, leaves, trees, and much more in no time!

To bring it all together, The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration includes step-by-step demonstrations to follow along with as you practice taking sketches and transforming them into fully rendered, colorful pieces of fine art.

  • GENRE
    Arts & Entertainment
    RELEASED
    2017
    October 31
    LANGUAGE
    EN
    English
    LENGTH
    144
    Pages
    PUBLISHER
    Walter Foster Publishing
    SELLER
    Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc.
    SIZE
    30.4
    MB

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