Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencils by Sue Vize

By Sue Vize

Drawing with graphite and colored pencils allows the artist to seize each element of a plant, and to get pleasure from, research and rejoice their fantastic kinds. no matter if the representation is a amazing monotone or brilliant with color, pencils offer you absolute precision. This ebook, written and illustrated through an award-winning botanical artist, introduces and explains the drawing talents in the back of the paintings. every one bankruptcy concentrates on a unique element of the plant, operating upwards from the basis procedure to incorporate the stem, leaves, vegetation and fruit. Fungi have additionally been integrated because of their shut organization with vegetation. With suggestions and recommendation all through, the concepts are supported via step by step initiatives, transparent workouts and over three hundred color illustrations. the writer explores the recommendations of utilizing graphite and colored pencils, with sensible assistance on lights, posture and holding vegetation clean. there's guideline on composition, color charts and combining, and suggestion on portraying texture and hairs, and reaching bloom on fruit, with basic causes of botany to assist the artist's knowing. Lavishly illustrated with 307 color images.

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