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A Review of Botanical Line Drawing

Botanical line drawing is a really fun way of including flower and plant illustration into lettering and/or doodling. Peggy Dean is known for her hand lettering in her other book “Brush Lettering Guide”.

Botanical line drawing is Dean’s brand new book, which is all about the drawing of flowers, leaves, cacti and other fun things. The book is a step by step guide to all your botanical illustration needs.

Botanical drawing is used widely among artists who use many styles to draw; this includes fine and bold lines and can be used for different variations. The book will take you on a journey to very simple doodles and convert them into intricate and delicate pictures. The steps mentioned in the guide are easy to follow and can be applied to artists on all skill levels.

What is inside the book?

For someone with beginner to medium skill levels this book is perfect. At first glance it does not seem overwhelming and is quirky and adorable, you feel excited and want to get started on trying out the designs right away.

Section 1: Leaves

When you open the book, right off the bat, the illustrations are beautiful. The first section is about Leaves. There are various types of leaves and ferns that are showcased here. Each leaf takes up one side of the page and shows off a step by step tutorial guide on how to create the design mentioned, there is also a blank space at the bottom half of the page that encourages artists to draw and practice the illustration.

Section 2: Flowers

After leaves, the book transitions into flowers, the flower illustrations that

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Major Logo Designers You Should Know About

If you want to convert your design internship into a permanent job and embark on a career in graphic designing, then the list below about major logo designers around the world should inspire you.

Below are some of the people who are responsible for iconic logos that have gone down in history and now stand for the brand’s identity.

Chip Kidd:

Based out of New York City, Chip Kidd is known for his book jackets and his publishing house, Alfred A Knopf. His most notable cover has to be “Jurassic Park”, which went on to become a logo for the blockbuster movie as well. The logo was then used for the theme park in the movie and went on to be the most iconic logos, especially, in the 90’s.

Rob Janoff:

“The man behind Apple”. You may think I’m talking about Steve Jobs, but I am actually referring to Rob Janoff, the creator of the iconic Apple logo.  He was the mastermind behind the most popular logo in present time. He always stated that the logo for Apple was pretty much a “no-brainer”. What else would you design for a company that is named after a fruit?

Kate Moross:

Settled in the UK and known for her whimsical and colorful designs, Moross has made a name for herself in the designer industry with her trademark typography and her fluid and creative style. She is the creative director of Studio Moross. The most sought-after designer in London, she has created various album covers, magazine covers and even live visuals for popular boy band One Direction.

Carolyn Davidson:

Nike’s iconic swish is known all around the world and it is so iconic

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