One of the favourite topics of discussion when botanical artists get together is the art materials they use.
I've also spent a lot of time interviewing top botanical artists - and I always ask them about which paints they use and which paper they favour...
This NEW SECTION of Botanical Art and Artists will aim to bring together:
Favourite art materials
Botanical artists recommend their favourite art materials
Botanical artists typically favoured one brand of paper in the past. However, now, they're exploring a wider range of brands and surfaces.
Vellum was used by famous artists in the past - and is now increasingly being used for contemporary botanical art.
Watercolour + Gouache Paints
Graphite / Carbon Pencils
Pen and Ink
News Blog about artists, awards, exhibitions etc.
- Calls for Entries
- Exhibitions around the world
- Online Exhibitions
- RHS Exhibitions
- Hunt Exhibitions
- Botanical Art Societies - national / regional / local
- Florilegium & Groups
- Botanical Art Groups on Facebook
- Tips and Techniques
- Best Botanical Art Instruction Books
- Directory of Teachers
- Directory of Courses
- Online Botanical Art Courses
- Diplomas and Certificates
- Talks, Lectures and Tours
ART MATERIALS (Paper / Vellum)
BOTANY FOR ARTISTS
- Scientific Botanical Illustration
- Best Botany Books for Artists
- Plant Names & Botanical Latin
BOTANIC GARDENS & Herbaria
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