Composition Concepts — (watercolour, coloured pencil, graphite)


Composition is a challenging but very important aspect of art—even for artists with a formal design background. This 34-page booklet offers:

  • Some fundamental concepts for botanical artists in need of guidance or new directions on the topic of composition.
  • Works by some acclaimed artists who share their own approaches to composition.
  • Help to artists in making choices that serve both the science and aesthetic aspects of this art form, as well as seeking fresh and more innovative options.
  • Examples of timeless, proven techniques that can be adapted to this art form.

“Your teaching of composition is the best I have seen. And I have many books.” – Debbie Crawford, Artist