paper, 126 pp., $19.95
First published in Germany, this practical art book provides instruction on drawing flowers using various media. Its author, Anne Pieper, encourages talented beginners with detailed information on selection of proper equipment and drawing techniques. The second section contains 16 detailed studies of individual flowers and provides drawing projects as practical exercises. Whether the reader is a novice or experienced artist, this colorful text will inspire all to pick up a pencil and draw.
— Marilyn K. Alaimo, garden writer and volunteer, Chicago Botanic Garden