The Botanical Palette
A follow-up book, The Botanical Palette, again written by Margaret Stevens for the Society and published by Harper Collins.
This includes my illustration of the Oriental Poppy with step-by-step instructions of how to build up the watercolour to achieve a striking image.
The gallery section includes my painting of an Echinops plant showing plant detail.
Handbook of Plant Forms
The Handbook of Plant Forms was first published in 1905 when Ernest Ellis Clark was teaching at Derby College of Art and updated by Past President of the SBA Margaret Stevens PPSBA, published by Anova Books.
This includes an image of my painting of Dahlias painted in watercolour as an example of a complex plant study.
Découpage & Painted Furniture by Rubena Grigg
Many of my gift wrap papers were used for the decoupage projects illustrated in the book and front cover.
‘Sandra is a skilled botanical artist whose deep love of flowers shows in her work ‘ Rubena Grigg
Illustrations and step by steps in the following books:
BOTANICAL PAINTING WITH THE SOCIETY OF BOTANICAL ARTISTS
By Margaret Stevens PPSBA, published by Batsford Ltd (2 Aug. 2018)
An illustrated, comprehensive guide to botanical painting written by Margaret Stevens for the Society of Botanical Artists. This provides a comprehensive guide to the different styles and methods of botanical painting. It includes a step by step process by me, of how to create a complex mixed composition using my Late Summer Medley painting of Cosmos and Michaelmas daisies – see gallery