Published July 1998
by Grange Books .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||191|
This new book by Christabel King on Botanical Illustration is one of the best books on the topic I have ever read. This book constitutes the 21st Botanical Illustration book I have read in the past 3 years, and probably the BEST! Ms. King is a Botanical Illustrator for Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew) since /5(96). Not exhaustive as no book of art history apart from an encyclopedia could be, "The Art of Botanical Illustration" nevertheless affords an ample, outstanding, and reliable course of study on its subject. It is to be noted too that art collectors, antique dealers, print collectors, art shop owners, and such would find the book a collecting guide Cited by: Botanical Art Books Top Selected Products and Reviews The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration: An artist's guide to drawing and illustrating realistic flora, fauna, and botanical scenes from nature. Vintage Botanical Print Set Of 3 - Vintage Plant Decor - Plant Illustration - Botanical Art Print - Plant Book Plate Prints - AB QuantumPrints 5 out of 5 stars (6,) $ Only 1 left.
"This book - first published in - is probably the most famous book about the history of botanical art and illustrations and the artists and illustrators that produced it. This is the standard by which all other books about botanical illustration are judged." I have the smaller earlier edition and this one. There is also a newer edition/5(3). Below is a listing of NEW books for those wanting to study topics related to botanical art and illustration. PLUS I'm also including new editions of collections of contemporary or historical flora with significant botanical illustration content by botanical artists and illustrators - . Botanical Art Books Selected Books on Botanical Art, Artists, and History of Botanical Art. Besler's Book of Flowers & Plants: 73 Full-Color Plates from Hortus Eystettensis, Basilius Besler. Botanical Illustration from Chelsea Physic Garden by Andrew Brown (Author), Christopher Bailes (Contributor). Current Illustration Projects. The Sonoran Desert Florilegium Program is working with educators and scientists on projects that utilize botanical illustrations, with the ultimate goal of increasing the awareness of the need for these illustrations as an aid to conserve and protect the flora of the Sonoran Desert.
This beautiful book surveys the evolution of botanical illustration from the crude scratchings of paleolithic man down to the highly scientific work of the 20th-century. magnificent examples, over 30 in full color/5. The book is about botanical illustration (rather than botanical art) and consequently starts with a very strong emphasis on the botany. The book in general has a bias towards the requirements for correctness in botanical illustration. Below you will find. the book considered to be the scientific illustration bible; the first book about botanical illustration ever published by Kew - by Christobel King - which sets out how to draw for Curtis's an old but comprehensive and authoritative handbook a new and very impressive book which I think will become the new handbook for contemporary botanical illustrators in the 21st . This book was voted "Practical Art Book of the Year" in by readers of Artists' Choice, Leisure Painter and the Artist. This is the second book by the authors of the bestselling Botanical Illustration Course with the Eden Project. It's one of the few books which discuss what is meant by contemporary botanical illustration.