The Insect Artist

How to Observe, Draw, and Paint Butterflies, Bees, and More
by Zebith Stacy Thalden

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“Art and science collide beautifully” in this step-by-step, fully illustrated guide to drawing and painting the wonderful world of insects (Lila Higgins).

The Insect Artist offers a complete course in illustration and lifelike artwork. The 15 projects are designed to build on one another, beginning with techniques that strengthen drawing and...
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Published By Timber Press

Format Paperback


Number Of Pages 344

Publication Date 03/12/2024

ISBN 9781604697964

Dimensions 8.55 inches x 10.95 inches

“Substantial (a whopping 344 pages) and thorough. There are plenty of different subjects, a lot of exercises and demonstrations, and some pleasant changes of pace as new topics and ways of working are introduced.” 

— Art Book Review

"This is a very well written and beautifully illustrated guide to gaining skill and familiarity with surface rendering, shading, concept, linework, and finishing, all as they relate to realistic natural and insect subjects. The tutorials are written accessibly and encouragingly and include a wonderful amount of clarity..."

— Nonstop Reader