Botanical Sketchbook

Harper Group


Experience a master class in botanical illustration through one woman's development from enthusiastic amateur painter to accomplished botanical artist. While studying for a Distance Learning Diploma from the Society of Botanical Arts, Mary Ann Scott began an extraordinary correspondence with Margaret Stevens, the society's President, who offered advice and critique.

Including firsthand accounts of the joys and challenges Mary Ann faced as she progressed through the course, Botanical Sketchbook is sure to inspire artists of all skill levels. It is beautifully illustrated and packed with practical advice on all aspects of botanical painting in watercolor.