Saturday, June 01, 2019

Draw Like an Artist: 100 Flowers and Plants Review & GIVEAWAY

Would you like to draw botanicals? New from the Draw Like an Artist series this is 100 Flowers and Plants: Step-by-Step Realistic Line Drawing. Inside artist/illustrator Melissa Washburn shows how to draw lifelike flowers and flowering plants, vines, leaves, trees and other plants - including succulents, herbs, and grasses. Listed below is the extensive table of contents. The introduction includes helpful line drawing tips with practical exercises. Then 100 flowers and plants are illustrated, step-by-step on 100 pages - from beginning sketch lines to detailed drawing. Each is presented in 6 - 8 illustrative steps, with large, clear drawings on letter size (8 1/2 x 11 inches) pages. See several sample pages below. Improve your drawing skills while capturing the beauty of nature! Just add pencil, pen, paper and eraser. Quarry Books will release this 112 page paperback on June 25, 2019. It is available now for pre-order. Get your copy below!

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INTRODUCTION
How to Use This book
Tips for Better Line Control

SECTION 1:  FLOWERS AND FLOWERING PLANTS
Daisy
Black-eyed Susan
Coneflower (Echinacea)
Coreopsis
Tulip
Crocus
Daffodil
Buttercup
Pansy
Peace Lily
Day Lily
Sunflower
Dahlia
Chrysanthemum
Marigold
Dandelion
Anemone
Aster
Rose
Hibiscus
Lavender
Poppy
Apple Blossom
Cherry Blossom
Lotus
Protea
Geranium
Morning Glory
Horse Nettle
Thistle
Bluebell
Strawberry
Wax Plant
Clover
African Violet
Plumeria
Wild Rose
Iris
Lilac
Peony
Orchid
Gladiolus
Hollyhock
Clematis
Maypop (Passion Flower)
Honeysuckle
Bleeding Heart
Snap Dragon
Sweet Pea
Wisteria

SECTION 2:  VINES, LEAVES, AND TREES
Birch
Ginkgo
Redbud
Ash
Walnut
Willow
Maple
Japanese Maple
White Oak
Mulberry
Sassafras
English Ivy
Virginia Creeper
Trumpet Vine
Dogwood
Magnolia
Tulip Tree
Juniper
Pine Cone
Pussy Willow

SECTION 3:  OTHER PLANTS
Aloe
Jade
Echeveria Succulent
Sedum
Zebra Haworthia
Christmas Cactus
Prickly Pear
Philodendron
Peacock Plant
Fig
Rubber Plant
Bromeliad
Zebra Grass
Bluestem
Dune Grass
Bamboo
Chive
Parsley
Coriander
Raspberry
Tomato
Squash
Yucca
Hosta
Rhododendron
Milkweed
Palm
Fern
Chinese Lantern

About the Author
Acknowledgments



Black-eyed Susan & Coneflower, pages 12, 13.


Poppy & Apple Blossom, pages 32, 33



Video shows an example of a step-by-step drawing.



Video shows a peek inside of book.

Draw Like an Artist: 100 Flowers and Plants is available worldwide at Quarry Books, a division of the Quarto Publishing Group USA. Check out their unique catalog at Quarry Books. Quarto has generously offered to giveaway a copy! One winner will be selected at random. Open until June 16, 2019. Prize includes shipping. Canada & the USA only. Good luck!





My copy ISBN-13: 978-1631597558.
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19 comments:

  1. I would like to have the book Veggie Burger Atelier

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  2. I want The Art of Brush Lettering.

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  3. So many I would LOVE to have. So to pick just one, I’ll choose the Learn To Create Art Deco Lettering.

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  4. RHS Birds Writing Set, thanks!

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  5. ABC for Me: ABC What Can She Be? would be nice for my grandson!

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  6. Although I have lived in this town for more than a yea and am a regular library patron, last week I found a wall with non-fiction books I'd never noticed. There were 2 books I was interested in - one was on lino printing. I would also like Block Print Magic, another book on lino printing.

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  7. Again, your title has intrigued me enough to send a response. Lovely line drawings!

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  8. I would love to draw flowers like this!

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  9. I love ABC for Me: ABC What Can She Be?

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  10. All the books look great, but I think this would be cute for my niece - ABC for Me: ABC What Can She Be?

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  11. "Animation Lab for Kids" looks pretty awesome.

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  12. I like the backyards fire book!

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  13. I would love the book ... The Art of Visual Notetaking

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  14. I like the book "ABC for Me: ABC What Can She Be?".

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  15. This book looks really good! so excited to learn how to draw plants

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  16. I would like to receive the book: "Look Closer, Draw Better
    Expert Techniques for Realistic Drawing" By: Kateri Ewing!

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