Draw Like an Artist: 100 Flowers and Plants is a must-have visual reference for student artists, botanical illustrators, urban sketchers, and anyone seeking to improve their realistic drawing skills.
This comprehensive book features 600-plus step-by-step sketches
depicting a vast array of beautiful botanicals
, plant structures
, and more
. Each begins with simple shapes and lines
and builds on those forms, adding details
like flower centers, leaf veins, and petal shading, and ending with a finished drawing
. Helpful drawing tips
are also included.
Designed as a contemporary guidebook
for artists who want to draw botanical forms, Draw Like an Artist: 100 Flowers and Plants
shows flower blossoms, leaves, and plants
from a variety of perspectives
. By following the guides, artists will become more skilled and confident
in their ability to draw any flower or greenery.
Among the botanicals featured are:
- Tropical florals such as plumeria, protea, and African violet
- Hanging and vine blooms, including wisteria and morning glory
- Birch, white oak, gingko, and maple leaves
- Plants with interesting shapes, such as cactus, zebra grass, and bamboo
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 books in the Draw Like an Artist series
are richly visual references for learning how to draw classic subjects realistically through hundreds of step-by-step images created by expert artists and illustrators.