Drawing and Painting Fungi: An Artists Guide to Finding and Illustrating Mushrooms and Lichens

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Category: The arts

Book Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 9780719843327

RRP: $75.00


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This comprehensive book delves into the magical and secretive world of fungi and lichens. It includes a thorough guide to the safe collection and identification of wild specimens and explains how to draw and paint them in the field and the studio, in sketchbooks and finished artworks with line, form, texture, tone, colour and composition all in mind. With over 350 illustrations, this book is an essential companion for mycophiles, artists, illustrators and journallers, as well as all those who love nature. AUTHOR: Claire Kathleen Ward is an award-winning nature artist and natural history illustration tutor. She hopes to encourage, promote and inspire people to become passionate about the natural world through observation and art, to conserve and protect it for the future. She is currently one of the presidents of the Society of Botanical Artists. 353 illustrations

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