Christabel King is one of the foremost botanical artists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; world leaders in the study and conservation of plant species, Here she shares her passion for depicting plants, both in scientific illustrations and botanical art. This inspiring guide covers everything you need to know from collecting and preserving plant specimens, through magnification, drawing from life and painting leaves, flowers, cacti and much more.
There is a helpful section on suitable subjects for beginners and a glossary of terms, to get you started in the beautiful art of botanical illustration.
Hard cover. Full color. 128 pages.