Issue 208
May/June 2019

The Artwork Logo

Jun 20, 2019

See pdf for current issue (below):
ArtWork Newspaper Issue 208
May/June 2019 (6.5MB)

Download a free Adobe PDF Reader to view pdf files.
Please click here for "back numbers"

ArtWORK App on Android Smartphones (HoneyComb and above). Click/Scan on the images (below) to install
ArtWork Android App ArtWork Android App

Send us details of an event for listing on the ArtWork Guide here

Books received

Botanical Illustration

The Next Ten Lessons: Colour and Composition by Valerie C Price

FOLLOWING on Valerie Price’s previous book Botanical Illustration: The First Ten Lessons,this next volume expands on the subject with The Next Ten Lessons: Colour and Composition

Subjects range from red tulips and pink roses to blackberries and green foliage.

This practical guide includes information on different watercolour techniques.

Teacher and artist Valerie Price has worked at Kew Gardens contributing to their publications as well as to those of the RHS and many others. Her work has also been exhibited at galleries including the Kew Gallery and the Society of Botanical Illustrators.

Paperback: Herbert Press, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc: Price £ 20 ISBN 978-1-912217-73-1 Kew Gardens Colouring Book

MORE THAN 90 line art works of plants from around the world are contained in this Kew Garden handy little production which showcases original images from Curtis’s Botanical Magazine (1st vol. 1787), the world’s ‘longest-running and most revered periodical featuring colour illustrations of plants.

"A feast for lovers of botanical art and those who delight in drawing and colouring flowers." Opposite each original plate is the exact black and white copy ready to be completed.

Paperback: Aura, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ISBN: 978-1-78404-581-4

The Art of Animal Anatomy by David Bainbridge

A FASCINATING study of animal anatomy over some 250 pages. As it says on the cover: "All life is here, dissected and depicted" From ancient carvings on rocks through to Leonardo da Vinci and Alfred Durer in the C15 – over 2,000 years up to the present day are minutely illustrated. There is a whole section for horse lovers - ‘The Horse Stripped bare’ with a chapter devoted to George Stubs Anatomy of the Horse.

The author is the university clinical veterinary anatomist at Cambridge, a reproductive biologist, and popular science writer.

Paperback: Herbert Press, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc: Price £ 24.99 ISBN 9781-912217-35-9

The Perfect Gift! New Scotland's Stations - Northern Books

"A wealth of insider information" - Scots Magazine
"Immersive and informative" - The Courier
"This beautifully illustrated guide" - RIAS Journal
"Many great pictures" - Scottish Field

ArtWork Special Bundles - A Trio of Entertaining Volumes

An extensive new preface by the Ross Herald of Arms, Charles Bunnett, Chamberlain of Duff House