In July, a new botanical art book about a Florilegium will be published.
A Florilegium: Sheffield’s Hidden Garden has been written by Valerie Oxley in liaison with The Florilegium Society at Sheffield Botanical Gardens.
The book provides
About the Author
This book has been written by the Florilegium Society’s founding chair Valerie Oxley - in association with The Florilegium Society at Sheffield Botanical Gardens.
Valerie is a freelance tutor in botanical illustration and the current President of IAPI (Institute for Analytical Plant Illustration), who inspired students from all over the world with her enthusiasm for natural history, and plant illustration in particular. She also:
An excellent manual for anybody who wants to learn more about botanical illustration with a strong botanical perspective.
Details of the book
Author: Valerie Oxley - in association with The Florilegium Society at Sheffield Botanical Gardens
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publication date: 6th July 2021
Number of Illustrations: 100 colour illustrations
Weight: 843 g
Dimensions: 280 x 220 x 17 mm
The Florilegium Society's website does yet not provide a profile page for the book.
If you're interested in ordering a copy from the publisher, I suggest you click the link embedded in the title at the top of this post. and order direct from the publishers.
This weekend I gave the Education Section of the Botanical Art and Artists website a much needed "Spring Clean". My aim was to make
To that end I've "made over" / revamped / revised two key "entry" pages on the topic of education on the website, namely:
The Education Page
The new layout of the Education Page makes it much easier to see:
CLICK THE BLUE LINKS (generally titles of pages) to go to each of the pages in the section
LEARNING OPTIONS are divided into:
This section covers tuition and learning opportunities around the world and online for those who prefer to "go it alone".
BELOW is an image of part of the new Education Page and an example of two of the pages devoted to those wanting to learn on their own - where beginners and improvers have access to the internet.
Tips and Techniques is one of the most popular parts of the website - and hopefully now more people may appreciate bits they maybe "missed" before.
This section is for those who want to access formal / structured learning opportunities by:
The next image covers an example of two of the pages related to formal instruction opportunities to learn more about how to create botanical art and illustration. There are more!
At the bottom of the EDUCATION page there is:
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