News about Botany for Artists and Illustrators - and students:
Botany Books for Artists & Illustrators
I've published a new page The Best Botany Books for Botanical Artists & Illustrators in the website section devoted to Botany.
The new page focuses on:
I'd love to hear if there are any other botany books specifically written for artists. Those I have listed include:
SBA Diploma: a new module about Botanical Understanding
Course 13 of the Society of Botanical Artist's Distance Learning Diploma will have a new Assignment (no.7) dedicated to Botanical Understanding.
Anne Bebbington, the author of Understanding the Flowering Plant, already assesses Botanical Accuracy in relation to Diploma Work done at the end of course. In future she will also be the tutor for the new assignment. Doubtless students will also find her book to be a great aid to their studies.
This assignment has been designed and set out to help the students gain good botanical knowledge and observe important diagnostic features of their specimens.
Dr. Sarah Simblet is repeating her intensive course on Botanical Drawing - based on her very popular book Botany for the Artist. It's based at the Ruskin School of Art and the Oxford Botanical Garden.
The five day course places the emphasis on learning skills relevant to both Fine Art practice and botanical illustration and comprises:Day 1 : Drawing to See
Day 2 : Elements of Drawing, Part I
Day 3 : Elements of Drawing, Part II
Day 4 : Understanding light, tone, optical illusions and linear perspective.
Day 5 : Botanical Drawing with a Dip Pen and Japanese Ink
The course has been added into the page for Courses in the UK & Ireland in 2016
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