Most popular Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes, etc) books
The most popular Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes, etc) books currently available. Updated weekly.
A companion piece to The Lost Words - A Spell Book by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris, this beautifully presented hardback book features exclusive new spells and artwork and a CD of new music from an incredible collaboration between Julie Fowlis, Karine Polwart, Seckou Keita, Kris Drever, Kerry Andrew, Rachel Newton, Beth Porter, Jim Molyneux.
Angela Harding has been working in the arts for over 30 years. Based in Rutland, she is inspired by the wealth of natural wildlife around her to create her stunning prints, 12 of which are featured in this Calendar. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
Dave White introduces the simple but effective techniques that he uses to paint stunning, dramatic seascapes with beautiful and realistic skies.
Divided into eighteen chapters - one for each of the coastal counties in the UK - this book will entertain and illuminate, by casting new light on the many points of intrigue to be explored along 3000 miles of spectacularly diverse and historically rich English coast.
Whether you need to draw a cat, a flying squirrel, or a sea horse, How to Draw Almost Every Animal is your ultimate go-to guide!
Learn to paint beautiful watercolor flowers in simple steps with this free and easy approach to watercolor painting for beginners. Marie Boudon's beautifully presented creative course will give you a good grounding in this new-to-you medium and teach you all you need to know to get started with painting flowers in watercolor.
From an elephant lovingly resting on his master's shoulder to a dog led through the rubbles of Kabul on the back of a bicycle; these images by Steve McCurry tell a thousand stories, each a touching tribute to the creatures who share our planet. The legendary photographer presents his favorite shots of animals in this kaleidoscopic collection...
Learn how to paint 40 exquisite flower portraits in watercolour following Billy Showell's step-by-step instructions.
For many, the highlights of seaside holidays are rockpooling and gathering the glorious array of shells left strewn on the beach after the receding tide.
As intimate and meticulous as his revered portraits, Lucian Freud's magnificent paintings and drawings of plant life are gathered for the first time in book form.
This hardback pocket diary is illustrated throughout with Mairi Hedderwick's beautiful sketches of the Hebrides through the seasons.Featuring distinctive full-colour paintings by one of Scotland's best-loved authors and artists, this exquisite diary is a wonderful celebration ofthe extraordinary natural beauty of the Hebrides.
A sellout debut in 2018, Birds in the Garden is back, combining two beloved and seamlessly linked passions: gardening and birdwatching. An iridescent Allen's Hummingbird sips from a nectar-bearing Pride of Madeira flower. Lavender blossoms offset the mango-yellow eyes of a Great Horned Owl perching in a field. A Great Tit, known for its cheery repertoire of calls, lands on a garden shovel. Printed on FSC-certified paper, this green-friendly calendar also includes tips through the seasons (building birdbaths), growing birdfriendly plants (such as milkweed and sunflowers), and nurturing migrant birds (help them recover from their journeys by offering feeders with different types of seeds and fruits).
This veritable marine treasure trove of a book is richly illustrated by the author, with fifty of the most beautiful, easily encountered, and sometimes astonishing marine organisms found on British coasts, from seemingly exotic seahorses and starfish, to peculiar sea-potatoes and sea lemons.
A compact edition of Joseph Banks' extraordinary botanical engravings of flora discovered on Captain Cook's first voyage.
A book that challenges us to change the way we think about elephants, and encourages us to take action to help save them.
With The Draw Any Animal Book, learn to draw realistic animals following the vintage step-by-step drawings of French illustrator Robert Lambry.
The Tropical Hothouse describes over 50 tropical plants, telling the intriguing stories of their origins and compelling features. The Tropical Hothouse contains a botanical paradise, where tropical trees are festooned with vines, orchids and bromeliads, lurid blossoms perfume the air, and leafy ferns and palms jostle for the light.
Terry Harrison's clear, no-nonsense advice and easy to follow instructions make painting accessible for people who have never had the confidence to try before.
Featuring all kinds of dogs big, small, graceful, cute, funny, this book includes a collection of dog art and illustration by artists around the world. It is suitable for dog lovers of all ages.
Draw Like An Artist: 100 Flowers and Plants takes readers, step by step, through drawing a variety of botanical structures.
'I have reviewed a lot of books on painting for beginners but this series is the best to date. Very highly recommended for anybody who wants to learn watercolour painting.' www.myshelf.comWith 3 colours, 3 brushes and this practical advice, you can start painting watercolour landscapes.
Kew is eminent worldwide in botanical science and preservation, and Christabel King is their foremost botanical artist. Here she explains botanical art and illustration, covering materials, collecting plant material, drawing and painting techniques, magnification, and painting leaves, flowers, cactii and succulents, wildflowers, trees and plates for Curtis's Botanical magazine.
The Book of the Cat is a cool and quirky collection of feline art and illustration by artists from around the world
Trees are one of humanity's most constant and most varied companions. From India's sacred banyan tree to the fragrant cedar of Lebanon, they offer us sanctuary and inspiration - not to mention the raw materials for everything from aspirin to maple syrup
Over 80 stunning paintings and sketches of roses by award-winning artist Rosie Sanders, each accompanied by a letter about the flower.