NEW WILDLIFE ART BOOK

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Images of plants and animals in art and science, 1500-1630

Image-transforming techniques such as close-up, time lapse, and layering are generally associated with the age of photography, but as Florike Egmond shows in this book, they were already being used half a millennium ago. Exploring the world of natural history drawings from the Renaissance, Eye for Detail shows how the function of identification led to image manipulation techniques that will look uncannily familiar to the modern viewer.

Egmond shows how the format of images in nature studies changed dramatically during the Renaissance period, as high-definition naturalistic representation became the rule during a robust output of plant and animal drawings. Beautifully and precisely illustrated throughout, this volume serves as an arresting guide to the massive European collections of nature drawings and an absorbing study of natural history art of the sixteenth century.

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ABG - The Australian Bird Guide

By Peter Menkhorst, Danny Rogers and Rohan Clarke
Illustrations by Jeff Davies, Peter Marsack and Kim Franklin, maps.
AU$50.00

FREE BOOKMARKS. Every purchase of The Australian Bird Guide comes with three specially commissioned bookmarks by the artists. 

We are also offering ABG in two special bundle packs:

The Australian Bird Guide and HANZAB, volume seven. AU$350. 

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The Australian Bird Guide and Birds of New Guinea. AU$100. 

Save $25 on Birds of New Guinea.