Botanical Painting with Coloured Pencils


Botanical Painting with Coloured Pencils Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: HarperCollins
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Pages: 128 Illustrations and other contents: 200 col illus, Index ISBN: 9780007275526 Categories: , ,

The book teaches the techniques of burnishing, underpainting and layering with detailed step by step demonstrations. It explains the various types of oil based and water soluble pencils. There are instructions for depicting water droplets and tiny hairs. Well illustrated throughout.

Weight0.78 kg



'... a beautiful book... Richly illustrated with impressive examples by the author... The vibrant artworks that result are rich in accurate botanical information.' - The Garden

Author Biography

Ann Swan works primarily in coloured pencils and is well known for her work in this medium. She is a member of the prestigious Society of Botanical Artists and has been awarded several Silver Gilt and Gold Medals by the RHS for her work. She exhibits her work worldwide, including The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, and the Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows in London. She teaches regularly at her studio in Wiltshire and runs popular painting holidays and courses, in both the UK and the US.