My Top 5 Favourite Inspirational Art books for Botanical Art and Natural Science Illustration

In this video I share the 5 (+1) books that most inspire me to create better, more impactful botanical art and natural science illustrations. My choices are linked below. None of these authors paid me to endorse their work, however, some of these links are affiliate links. I receive a small referral bonus if you purchase products through one of my affiliate links (at no extra cost to you)

Weird, Wild and Wonderful Exhibition Catalog:

The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth by Rachel Ignotofsky: ( (

Flowers: A Celebration of Botanical Art by Rosie Sanders ( (

The New Sylva by Gabriel Hemery and Sarah Simblet ( (

Leafscape by Jessica Shepherd: ( (
Sorry, this limited edition book is now out of print and very expensive – but watch out for Jessica’s workshop tour in Canada, TBA next week at

Art Forms in Nature by Ernst Haeckel ( (


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Cattails – Thatched Villagers by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (…)