Other formats

    Adobe Portable Document Format file (facsimile images)   TEI XML file   ePub eBook file  


    mail icontwitter iconBlogspot iconrss icon

The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 30

Plant Form

Plant Form.

Fresh specimens of the plant required for each Lecture must be provided by the students.

Position of the plant in the Vegetable Kingdom—Natural Order.

The Stem, its form and branching. Leaves—their venation and margin, simple and compound leaves. The leaf stalk and its insertion. Sessile leaves. Stipules, spines and tendrils.

The leaf and flower bud partly expanded. The fully expanded flower, its petals and sepals; relation of the calyx and corolla. Filaments and anthers. The fruit and seed.

Sketching flowers and foliage from Nature. Relation of the flowers and leaves to the stem. Pose of the plant and leaves.

Linear perspective applied to sketching flowers and foliage. Aerial perspective and its value in outline drawing.