A unique celebration of Banksia menziesii - commonly known as firewood banksia - by acclaimed botanical artist Philippa Nikulinsky. This series of exquisitely detailed drawings and paintings records the species and its cycles in all their beauty.
A dazzling and wondrous celebration of Banksia menziesii (firewood or Menzies' banksia) by one of Australia's best botanical artists. After many field trips and long observation of the species, Philippa Nikulinsky has created a series of detailed drawings and paintings that record this banksia and its cycle in all their beauty.
About the Author:
Arid landscapes, regeneration after fire and the resilience of Western Australia's plant, bird and animal life have captivated Philippa Nikulinsky throughout her long artistic career. From her many journeys around Western Australia, she has produced, most notably, six books, twenty-two years of cover illustrations for Landscope magazine and numerous successful ranges of dinnerware for Australian Fine China. In 2016, Philippa was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her significant service to the visual arts.
Dimensions: H 22.9cm x W 22.9cm x D 1.2cm
Publisher: Fremantle Press
Publication Date: 2014
Number of Pages: 60