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Most popular Botanical art books

The most popular Botanical art books currently available. Updated weekly.
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DIY Watercolor Flowers: The beginner's guide to flower painting for journal pages, handmade stationery and more
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.
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A-Z of Flower Portraits: An Illustrated Guide to Painting 40 Beautiful Flowers in Watercolour
Learn how to paint 40 exquisite flower portraits in watercolour following Billy Showell's step-by-step instructions.
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Lucian Freud: Herbarium
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.
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Joseph Banks' Florilegium: Botanical Treasures from Cook's First Voyage
A compact edition of Joseph Banks' extraordinary botanical engravings of flora discovered on Captain Cook's first voyage.
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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew The Tropical Hothouse
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.
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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 takes readers, step by step, through drawing a variety of botanical structures.
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Kew Book of Botanical Illustration
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.
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Botanical Illustration from Life: A Visual Guide to Observing, Drawing and Painting Plants
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Around the World in 80 Trees: Discover the secretive world of trees in Jonathan Drori's number one bestseller...
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
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Rosie Sanders' Roses: A celebration in botanical art
Over 80 stunning paintings and sketches of roses by award-winning artist Rosie Sanders, each accompanied by a letter about the flower.
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Apple Book
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Botanical Drawing: A Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing Flowers, Vegetables, Fruit and Other Plant Life
A definitive artist's guide to drawing detailed and accurate plants, flowers and other vegetation in pencil.
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New Botanical Painting
Create beautiful botanical paintings in a fresh, modern style.
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Garden Eden. Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration
Art meets science in this beautiful catalogue of botanical illustration. Drawn from the archives of the National Library of Vienna, these exquisite color reproductions range from 6th-century manuscripts to 19th-century masterpieces and celebrate both the skill of botanical artists and the abundance of natural flora.
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Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration: An artist's guide to drawing and illustrating realistic flora, fauna, and botanical scenes from nature
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Flower Garden
**A BEAUTIFUL NEW SERIES FOR NATURE LOVERS** This lavish book displays and describes the characteristics of more than 50 varieties of flower. Exquisite botanical illustrations accompany a lyrical text by nature writer and botanist Michael Scott.
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Understanding the Flowering Plants: A Practical Guide for Botanical Illustrators
To study a plant in detail is to make a fascinating journey of discovery. Even plants we think we know well will often surprise us as we look at the intricacy of their structure and how they are put together. This book explains what flowering plants are and their relationship to other groups of plants.
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Flower Box: 100 Postcards by 10 artists
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von Martius. The Book of Palms
After an epic Amazonian journey through Brazil and Peru, German botanist von Martius compiled an unsurpassed catalogue of all known genera of palm. This exquisite encyclopedic treasury is a jewel of 19th-century botany, as remarkable for its meticulous classification, as it is for its maps, color landscapes, and cross-sectioned diagrams showing...
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William Morris's Flowers
A beautiful and informative gift book devoted to designs by William Morris that incorporate flowers--a central motif in his oeuvre and one that played a part in the majority of his designs.
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Watercolour Flower Portraits
Learn how to paint exquisite flower portraits in watercolour, following Billy Showell's highly detailed, step-by-step instructions. Packed with stunning pictures and technical advice, this book is truly inspirational.
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Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencils
Drawing with graphite and coloured pencils enables you to capture every detail of a plant, and to enjoy, study and celebrate their forms. This book introduces and explains the drawing skills behind the art. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of the plant, working upwards from the root system to include the stem, leaves, flowers and fruit.
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Flora Magnifica: The Art of Flowers in Four Seasons
A tour de force, showcasing flowers in lush images that highlight the riotous colors and exuberant nature of their subject.
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Paint and Frame: Botanical Painting: Nearly 20 Inspired Projects to Paint and Frame Instantly
Learn to paint beginner watercolor projects that you can instantly frame and gift with Paint and Frame: Botanical Painting.
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John Reeves: Pioneering Collector of Chinese Plants and Botanical Art
Sixty images from the RHS Reeves Collection, a hauntingly beautiful collection of Chinese botanical artwork and an insight into what life was like as an East India Company tea inspector in early nineteenth-century China.
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Secret Language of Flowers: Notes on the hidden meanings of the Louvre's flowers
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Peonies and Pomegranates: Botanic Illustrations from Asia
A must-have for every gardener and appreciator of beautiful artwork, this sumptuously illustrated handbook describes over seventy plants that originated in Asia and the Middle East.
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Art of Botanical Painting
This is the definitive instructional guide to the art of botanical illustration, published in association with The Society of Botanical Artists and featuring detailed step-by-step demonstrations by members of the Society.
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Botanical Illustration Course with the Eden Project: Drawing and watercolour painting techniques for botanical artists
This bestselling botanical illustration title new in paperback. Devised by experienced teacher and award-winning artist Rosie Martin, this course is based on the botanical illustration course taught at the highly acclaimed Eden Project in Cornwall.
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Treasures of Botanical Art
Treasures of Botanical Art reveals the history of botanical painting, its beauty and science, with works from two renowned collections and over one hundred significant artists, dating from the late 1400s through to today.
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Book of the Flower: Flowers in Art
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Blooms by Nel Whatmore Wall Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)
This calendar is a collection of the beautiful floral works of contemporary artist Nel Whatmore. In utilising numerous types of materials including oils and pastels, Nel creates canvases bursting with beautiful colour and texture. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
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Tribute to Flowers: Plants Under Pressure
Richard Fischer brings together his best pictures spanning 15 years in one flower photography book, showcasing his artwork and little-known floral exotica. Throughout the volume, the photographs are accompanied by informative and captivating texts, leading the reader through an unknown and dwindling world of flowers.
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Flower Power
This elegant gift edition pays tribute to the symbolic and allegorical language of flowers by placing "flower portraits", manuscripts and botanical atlases alongside myths, legends and poetry from around the world.
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Botanical Art with Scientific Illustration
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RHS Exotic Notebook
This beautiful Exotic notebook is covered with real silk cloth and includes a ribbon marker. Containing four colour images of exotic flowers and birds from the world-famous RHS Lindley Library, this decorative lined notebook makes the perfect gift.
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Green Florilegium
This elegant book features exquisite reproductions of a rare 17th-century album of floral illustrations.
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Art of Botanical Drawing
A beautiful and practical guide to drawing and painting flowers, plants and vegetables.
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Botanical Illustration: The Complete Guide
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Art of Natural History: Botanical Illustrations, Ornithological Sketchbooks, and Other Masterpieces from the Age of Exploration
This oversized collector s edition showcases antique paintings and drawings of birds and animals from the most important natural history collection in France.
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Marianne North Gift Wrap
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Drawing and Painting Plants
Drawing and Painting Plants is a practical manual on how to paint a vast range of plants in a wide range of media.
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Botany for Artists
Offers an introduction to the world of plant science. This title is suitable for those who are interested in plants and flowers, especially those who wish to draw or paint them without sacrificing technical accuracy to aesthetic quality.
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Karl Blossfeldt: Masterworks
A remarkable collection of vintage portraits of plants by the great pioneer of botanical photography, Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932).
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Picturing the Pacific: Joseph Banks and the shipboard artists of Cook and Flinders
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Acrylic Flower Painter's A-Z: An Illustrated Directory of Techniques for Painting 40 Popular Flowers
This lovely book is an indispensable guide for acrylic flower artists, revealing how to paint 50 of the most popular floral subjects, from agapanthus to zinnia, with plant-specific instructions for capturing the unique beauty of each species.
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Ready to Paint: Vibrant Flowers in Watercolour
Fiona Peart's innovative use of vibrant colour washes makes this a flower painting book with a difference. The five projects use a variety of techniques, and Fiona suggests ways of mixing and matching so that the tracings can be reused to create quite different paintings.
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How to Draw: Trees
A great book for anyone interested in this subject with simple step-by-step drawings and a fantastic selection of popular species.
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Flora: The Art of Plant Exploration
Through exquisite botanical paintings and insightful essays, Flora examines the fascinating history of plants and flowers. Over 20 plant families are profiled, including cacti, daffodils, iris, magnolia, roses, tulips and waterlilies.
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Botanical Illustrator's Handbook
Takes a look at how to accurately portray the riches of the botanical world. This book tackles and explains many of the difficulties that artists encounter so they can extend and expand their choice of subject matter. It offers new insights and a fresh approach to the wonders of botanical illustration.