Drawing and Painting InsectsBook - 2014
'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. * 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 demonstration 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 AUTHOR: Andrew Tyzack has been captivated by insects since his childhood when his homework would be filled with drawings from his insect collection. He went on to study Natural History Illustration at the Royal College of Art. He now keeps bumblebees and honeybees, is well known for his paintings of beekeepers and engravings of bees. He also curates The Land Gallery, Bees in Art and Insects in Art. 541 colour illustrations
Publisher: Ramsbury [England] : The Crowood Press, 2014.
Branch Call Number: 743.657 Tyz
Characteristics: 190 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.