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Brodie, Christina.

Drawing and painting plants / Christina Brodie. - London : A. & C. Black, 2006. - 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index. Includes bibliography (p. 142) and index.

The plant kingdom -- Drawing and watercolour technique -- Flowering plants : flowers, fruits & seeds -- Flowering plants : leaves, stems & roots -- More painting media -- Monochrome drawing media -- Measuring and magnifying plant parts -- Trees -- Fungi -- Flowerless plants -- Presenting your work -- Further study. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. The plant kingdom ; drawing and watercolour technique ; flowering plants: flowers, fruits & seeds ; flowering plants: leaves, stems & roots ; more painting media ; monochrome drawing media ; measuring and magnifying plant parts ; trees ; fungi ; flowerless plants ; presenting your work ; further study.

"Drawing and Painting Plants is a practical manual on how to paint a vast range of plants in a wide range of media. Drawing on her experience as a botanical art teacher, Christina Brodie takes a holistic approach to botanical art. She covers botanical terminology; drawing and painting techniques; dissection and examination of plants; fieldwork studies; microscope work and tips on presentation of your work. The clear step-by-step instructions are beautifully illustrated with Christina's own work which serves as an inspiration. Having been taken through the various techniques in clear steps, you will be able to draw and paint plants with precision and detail."--BOOK JACKET.

071366889X (pbk.)

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Botanical illustration--Technique.
Drawing--Technique.
Painting--Technique.
Botanical illustration Technique.

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