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Thursday, January 8, 2009

Capture and convey the beauty…

[Encyclia mariae by Annie Reiser; the image (please click to enlarge) does not have anything to do with the Orchids' article referred below.]
Orchids, the Magazine of the American Orchid Society typically has an article about Botanical Illustration or Botanical Art in each of its 12 yearly issues. A couple of years ago David Horak, the curator of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s orchid collection published an extensive article An Eye for Detail about how orchid art show is selected and evaluated.
Read more by clicking here. [The article (17 pages, 12.3 MB) can be downloaded or printed by using the username: biprogram and password: student]

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