Top Botanical Artists and Illustrators
The links below are to the pages on this website which list the TOP contemporary botanical artists and illustrators around the world.
(these are constantly updated)
Top Artists Working in Other Media
Artists By Media highlights meritorious artists working in
PLUS Botanical Artists on Social Media
Including promising emerging artists with blogs and on Facebook
My general 'rule of thumb' for who gets included in this section is that the artist has to have achieved at least one and preferably two or more of the following:
The length of the entry for each artist or illustrator is determined by:
Now over 15 years old (an update would be great!) however still the book that provides the definitive profile - and profiles - of leading contemporary botanical artists at the end of the twentieth century.
It also includes excellent reproductions of artwork.
Paperback: 264 pages
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson; Edition (11 July 2002)
RECOMMENDED: Rated an average of 5* in both the UK and USA
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It combines photographs and cutting-edge micrograph scans with watercolours, drawings, and prints
This new book published by Phaidon highlights what it has selected as 300 of the most beautiful and pioneering botanical images ever. It brings together images from the past and present and from all manner of media that have been used to record botanical images of plants by artists, photographers, scientists, and botanical illustrators
The major bonus of this book is that the images are large - see the video below
Hardcover: 352 pages
Publisher: Phaidon Press;
First edition published: 26 Sept. 2016
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IN THE USA: Plant: Exploring the Botanical World
IN THE UK: Plant: Exploring the Botanical World
News Blog about artists, awards, exhibitions etc.
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ART MATERIALS (Paper / Vellum)
BOTANY FOR ARTISTS
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- Best Botany Books for Artists
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