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