From the artist behind the popular Pigeon Letters website, an easy, no-skills-necessary guide to drawing flowers, leaves, and cacti with 200 step-by-step prompts.
Line drawing is an easy-to-master art form featuring illustrative, doodle-like designs. It's used widely among artists of many types with both fine and bold lines, creating different variations. Botanical Line Drawing teaches you how to start with the simplest doodles, building into more elaborate, delicate illustrations. This book focuses on the extremely popular subject matter of the natural world and includes flowers, leaves, succulents, houseplants, trees, branches, mushrooms, and more. These simple line drawings will allow you to branch out and have fun with your own personal style, as well as inspire you to add flourishes to other projects.
About the Author
PEGGY DEAN is native to the Pacific Northwest and is a nationally recognized artist, with a focus on modern calligraphy and line drawing. She is the author of the blog The Pigeon Letters. Her work has been featured in Style Me Pretty, White Mag, and Smitten Magazine.
“ We love Peggy’s take on teaching the art of line drawing. Her joyful approach to embracing imperfections throughout the process is a breath of fresh air. From her perspective, a crooked line is your crooked line—it adds unique character to your artwork. Thanks to her inclusive style, beginners and pros alike can feel confident in their creativity.” —BRIT + CO
“ For anyone who has ever said “I can’t draw,” Peggy’s stepby- step guide to botanical illustration is for you. Her ability to break down complex illustrations into simple shapes will have you creating pieces of artwork you didn’t know were possible. Her style inspires the artist in all of us.” —SKILLSHARE