It takes a gifted artist to become a great teacher and those who dare to teach never cease to learn.
Thursday, October 7, 2010
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Rosie Sanders’ The Apple Book includes 144 apple verities showing the apples, the blossoms with twig and leaves in exquisitely detailed watercolor illustration and a line drawing of the vertical cross section of the apple. It also includes a written detailed description of each of the varieties.
Rosie Sanders is recognized as one of
’s leading Botanical artists. She has been awarded five gold medals from the Royal Horticultural Society, she has also won the UK miniature award. Rosie Sander has often been claimed as the best painter of world’s most famous fruit. Royal Academy
The Apple Book can be used as an identification manual. The illustrations are meticulously detailed reviling the color, texture and form of the varieties. This book is absolutely recommended for every botanical illustrator or/and apple lover. The book is published by Frances Lincoln.
Rosie Sanders telling about the creation of the Apple Book (You Tube video). Apple illustration appeal to Rosie Sanders (BBC article, October 5, 2010).