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Botanical Drawing in Color

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Written by Wendy HollenderAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Wendy Hollender

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
  • Publisher: Watson-Guptill
  • On Sale: July 20, 2010
  • Price: $24.99
  • ISBN: 978-0-8230-0706-6 (0-8230-0706-5)
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Botanical Drawing In Color offers a thorough immersion into the world of scientifically accurate, three-dimensional, and artistically rendered natural illustration. These step-by-step instructions are an invaluable reference guide, written by one of the nation’s leading experts in the field, Wendy Hollender. Each lesson here increases in complexity to build your skill set in a clear, concise, and accessible way. With a focus on the natural world through the botanical life-cycle, each project is not only a technical study, but a beautiful piece of artwork in and of itself.


• Single light source toning technique
• Principles of perspective for drawing flowers
• The fundamentals of plant anatomy
• Colored pencil techniques and color theory of the natural world