Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Painting flowers nicely isn't enough

"Painting flowers nicely isn't enough. There's a clear and strong botanical science theme running through the stories of many of the new Gold Medal Winners. Dissection and the portrayal of the complete plant and life cycle should be high on the agenda of any aspiring Gold Medal winner."
Artist and writer Katherine Tyrrell: Interviews with 2013 RHS Botanical Art Gold Medal Winners
Cydonia oblonga(Quince)
By Franz Eugen Köhler,

Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen [Public domain],
via Wikimedia Commons
For more go to Katherine's 'Making a Mark' blog at http://makingamark.blogspot.mx/2013/08/botany-for-botanical-artists.html

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