Botanical Illustration Course with the Eden Project – Paperback


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Botanical Illustration Course with the Eden Project – Paperback Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Anova
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Pages: 144 ISBN: 9780713490749 Categories: ,

Drawing on the year-long botanical illustration course taught at the Eden Project in Cornwall, this well-illustrated and informative book takes aspiring artists through basic techniques and materials, to more experienced skills such as Tones and Shadows, Depth and Perspective, and Dissection.

Weight0.9 kg



Author Biography

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.Meriel Thurstan discovered botanical illustration while working at the Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall. She later became a pivotal member of the Friends team at the Eden Project, organising and running talks, visits and courses. She holds a Silver Lindley medal from the RHS for her watercolours of fungi and a Bronze medal for an exhibit of different coloured potatoes. Meriel founded the South West Society of Botanical Artists in 2006, which aims to promote and encourage botanical art to the highest standard. Her own botanical paintings hang in England, France and Australia. She lives in Somerset.