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Drawing and Painting Insects

By Andrew Tyzack

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ISBN: 9781847974891
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 04/02/2014
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 280x220 mm
INSIDE: 541 colour illustrations

Drawing and Painting Insects is a beautiful and inspiring guide. Whatever your experience, whether new to the subject or a seasoned entomologist, this book will help you capture the beauty of insects by helping you understand their structure and appreciate their behaviour, movement, colour and habitat.

Topics covered include:

  • Advice on finding insects to draw and paint, including how to raise your own insect models
  • Guide to the anatomy and life cycles of the insect for the artist
  • Step-by-step demonstrations of drawings, looking at perspective, tonal values and mark-making techniques
  • Examples of watercolour and oil paintings representing insects in precise, scientific renditions through to more creative interpretations
  • Introduction to other uses of insect illustration, including printmaking, sculpture, leather and glass
  • Illustrated with examples and insights from leading artists

RRP: £19.99

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E-Book Edition: £14.99 (incl. VAT)


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" I'm not sure how many 'entomological experts and novices' there are out there who have an interest in drawing and painting insects, but surely they will all want to own a copy of this book. And for others who don't have that interest, hopefully it will trigger it, especially in the young. "
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Reviewed By: Atropos

" informative and instructive, a very beautiful book. "
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Posted By: Mark Rowney

" I love this book, the illustrations alongside art, works really well. "
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