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A compendium of floral wonder, Petal reveals the colours, details and unique sculptural beauty of nature's most remarkable creations.

Botanical artist Adriana Picker has curated specimens from all over the world to celebrate through her stunning illustrations, accompanied by writer Nina Rousseau's words on the folklore, fame and meaning of both favourite blooms and herbaceous curiosities.

Petal features over two hundred flowers from twenty-seven plant families - from elegant roses to otherworldly orchids and magnificent magnolias - as well as a dedicated chapter for unusual specimens.

 

Details

ISBN: 9781743795040
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 256
Publication Date: 1 Apr 2020
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
Publication City, Country: South Yarra, Australia
Dimensions (cm): 28.3(H) x 21.6(L)
Weight (gm): 1390

 

Author Biography

Adriana Picker is an Australian-born illustrator who currently resides in New York City. At the heart of her work is a lifelong passion for flowers, which she manages to find wherever she goes.

As an illustrator, artist and designer, her work encompasses the diverse fields of publishing, fine arts, film and advertising.

Petal is Adriana's fourth book; she has previously illustrated The Cocktail Garden, Where the Wildflowers Grow and The Garden of Earthly Delights.

Petal: The World of Flowers Through an Artist's Eye
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