I've created a new section on my website Botanical Art and Artists for information about and recommendations of Art Materials used by Botanical Artists and Illustrators. The aim is to
Many of you will be aware that I've been steadily compiling tips, techniques and recommendations about the use of art media, materials and equipment for botanical art and illustration. If not, take a look for example at:
I've got a number of NEW PAGES to develop in this section.
One of the ones I'd like to develop first is a new page about Favourite Art Materials - the ones people openly recommend. The new page will cover both favourite art supplies and favoured art materials suppliers - to the extend that these have been independently identified by botanical artists and illustrators on their own sites.
What I'm now trying to do is identify all those webpages and/or blog posts created by reputable botanical artists that provide information about
I've highlighted some examples below.
Highlight favourite art supplies.
For example a post which provides a compendium of recommendations is
Others highlight one specific type of art material, the options available and what they've noticed about them. This includes products where you really like them right up until the point at which they need to be misplaced (often relating to comments on brushes)
While others provide information on the tests they've done on different options eg for paper
Nominate favoured suppliers.
Others will highlight the art supplier they favour as being reliable and stocking good quality products.
If you have a recommendation
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This review of the exhibition - which includes images of the paintings and some of the artists - should have been written a very long time ago. The reason why this hasn't happened is explained at the end.
I've written two previous posts about Tradescant's Orchard Exhibition at the Garden Museum exhibition which are:
Below are photos of the exhibition - and of some of the artists with their paintings at the Private View - held on the evening of 13th June 2017 - organised as follows
The Tradescant's Orchard
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