Draw Like an Artist: 100 Flowers and Plants

Step-by-Step Realistic Line Drawing * A Sourcebook for Aspiring Artists and Designers

Draw Like an Artist: 100 Flowers and Plants
$18.99 / £11.99
Format: Paperback / softback, 112 Pages
ISBN: 9781631597558
Publisher: Quarry Books
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Description

Featuring 600+ sketches depicting a vast array of beautiful botanicals, floral forms, plant structures, and more, Draw Like an Artist: 100 Flowers and Plants is a must-have visual reference book for student artists, botanical illustrators, urban sketchers, and anyone seeking to improve their realistic drawing skills.

Designed as a contemporary, step-by-stepguidebook for artists who are learning to draw botanical forms, Draw Like An Artist: 100 Flowers and Plants features an inclusive array of florals, ferns, succulents, and more, all shown from a variety of perspectives. Each set of illustrations takes you from beginning sketch lines to a finished drawing.

Author Melissa Washburn is a skilled illustrator whose clear and elegant drawing style will make this a go-to sourcebook for years to come.

The author

Melissa Washburn is an artist/illustrator/graphic designer living just outside Chicago in Northwest Indiana. She grew up in upstate New York, in the foothills of the Adirondacks, but has lived in the Midwest since 1996. Her fascination with things that run, fly, and grow has led to editorial commissions for publications such as Edible Indy, Charlotte Home and Garden, and Spirituality & Health magazine. She continues to exhibit her work throughout Northwest Indiana as well as illustrate and design for advertising, editorial, textiles, and package design. Her background includes a bachelor of fine arts in painting and printmaking from Binghamton University, a master's degree in arts administration from Indiana University, coursework at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and experience as Art Director at advertising firm Group 7even. She was a 2012–2013 recipient of an Individual Artist Program grant from the Indiana Arts Commission. You can see more of her work at www.melissawashburn.com.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 112 Pages
ISBN: 9781631597558
Illustrations: 600 photos
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm
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