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IPG Spring 2014 Kids' Arts & Crafts Titles

IPG Spring 2014 Kids' Arts & Crafts Titles

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Browse the Spring 2014 IPG Kids' Arts & Crafts titles, with how-to and gift books for children of all ages.
Browse the Spring 2014 IPG Kids' Arts & Crafts titles, with how-to and gift books for children of all ages.

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Categories:Types, Brochures
Published by: Independent Publishers Group on Feb 28, 2014
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

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Andrew Tyzack

A beautiful guide for botanical artists, natural historians, wildlife artists, and biologists

Whatever an artist's experience, whether new to the subject or a seasoned entomologist, this book can help
them capture the beauty of insects by helping them understand their structure and appreciate their behavior,
movement, color, and habitat. It offers advice on finding insects to draw and paint, including how to raise one's
own insect models. It also offers a guide to the anatomy and life cycles of the insect. Step-by-step
demonstrations of drawings illustrate perspective, tonal values, and mark-making techniques. Examples of
watercolor and oil paintings are given, representing insects in precise, scientific renditions as well as more
creative interpretations. Other uses of insect illustration are discussed, including printmaking, sculpture, leather,
and glass. The book is superbly illustrated by more than 500 examples and insights from leading artists.

Summary

Andrew Tyzack is a beekeeper and is known for his paintings of beekeepers and engravings of bees. He is a
gallery curator and has pieces in the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Theatre Museum in
London.

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Crowood Press
9781847973139
Pub Date: 9/1/12
$29.95/$32.95 Can.
Discount Code: LON
Paperback / softback /
Trade paperback (US)

160 pages
Carton Qty: 22
Art / Techniques
ART018000
8.500 in W | 11.000 in H |
1.310 lb Wt
216mm W | 279mm H |
594g Wt

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