An In-depth Book Review of this book was first published here on 5th May 2009.
The complete text has now been moved to my new website
- see Book Review: The Art of Botanical Painting on Botanical Art and Artists
Author (Publisher): Margaret Stevens in association with the Society of Botanical Artists (Collins 2004)
Synopsis: A definitive and practical guide to creating botanical art. This book is the basic text book used by the SBA's Distance Learning Diploma Course
Summary: An essential book for all artists contemplating the SBA's Diploma Course. As such it's an essential "must read" for all those contemplating starting the course. It's also an excellent introduction to botanical art for all experienced artists interested in developing their knowledge of and skills in botanical art
Suitable for: Artists with some experience and skill in drawing and painting who are very interested in painting flowers, fruit and vegetable
You can read other reviews of this book on Amazon.com.
- The Art of Botanical Painting - Margaret Stevens (in association with the SBA) Publisher: Collins (1 Nov 2004); Hardcover: 144 pages; ISBN-10: 0007169884 ISBN-13: 978-0007169887
- The Society of Botanical Artists is 21! (Making A Mark / March 2006) - my earlier review of this book