Publications

Copyright

Unless otherwise stated the copyright in all illustrations appearing in any of the Institute's publications, including 'Eryngium' and the IAPI Newsletter remains with the artist. No illustration should be reproduced elsewhere without their express permission.


Exhibitions

Members contribute work that promotes the aims of the Institute to appropriate organisations such as the autumn meeting of the Botanical Society of the British Isles.


Monographs

A small number of books are available via IAPI.

Michael Hickey (1993). Plant names. A guide for botanical artists.
Price £4.50 plus £1.20 postage available from secretary@iapi.org.uk

Michael Hickey (1994). Drawing plants in pen and ink.
Price £4.50 plus £1.20 postage available from secretary@iapi.org.uk


Newsletter

The IAPI Newsletter is published in those months where there are no meetings (February, April, June, August, October, December). It is distributed to members by email. 

Items for inclusion in the Newsletter should be sent to the Editor by the first week of the month of issue.


TipCards

TipCards are A5 laminated cards containing information worth keeping to hand with the drawing materials, an aide-memoire for the topic concerned.

There are currently three series, on card of different colours; green (botanical topics), grey (drawing techniques or related matters such as scale bars or using microscopes and yellow (concise information about plant families).

TipCards are available at £1 each, from IAPI meetings or by email from Editor. Suggestions for new topics and comments or ideas for improvements on the existing cards are always welcome (contact the Editor).

Download the current list of IAPI Tip Cards. (IAPI TipCards.pdf)

Journal - Eryngium

The journal of the Institute, aims to publish articles relevant to scientific plant illustration, illustrations clarifying identification features, comparisons of structure and function and topics of a more general botanical or historical nature. 

Eryngium is published annually in January, issues are usually made available to members at the AGM. Items for inclusion in Eryngium should be sent to the Editor (See CONTACTS for the email address) attached to an email by the 1st of November each year.

Back issues are available please email the Editor.

Reaching for the Sun: Climbing Plants and How They Work

Supplement 1 to Eryngium, 2014

Contents of Eryngium

Volumes 1–8; 2005–2012

Volume 1, 2005

Articles

Notes on Hazel and its Male Flowers—a Drawing and Botanical Challenge

Anne Bebbington

4 June: Field Meeting at Cranham Common

Juliet Bailey

Notes on Carex flacca (Glaucous Sedge)

Ruth Ineson

24 September: Winterbourne Botanical Centre [account of talk on Protrusions and excrescences: what they are and why they matter]

Jo Edwards

Michael Hickey

Ruth Ineson

Some Botany on the Eryngo Plants and Sea Hollies

Michael Hickey

Michael Hickey: an Appreciation

Philip Butler

Book reviews

The Biology of Flowers, 1979, by Eigil Holm

Anne Bebbington

The Secret Life of Flowers: a Guide to Plant Biology, 1990, by Bob Gibbons

Anne Bebbington

Volume 2, 2006

Articles

Saturday 21st January.  Ken Thompson: Seeds and Germination

Peter Mitchell

Saturday 18th March.  General Meeting.  Hawthorn and Blackthorn.  Mulberry and Blackberry

Peter Mitchell

Saturday 13th May.  Joe Rowntree: Trees

Sue Nicholls

Saturday 15th July.  Cranham Common SSI Field Meeting

Juliet Bailey, with illustration by Daphne Thompson

IAPI at Art in the Gardens, 3rd–4th September 2006

Jo Edwards

Scale Bars

Peter Mitchell

Centaurea Pollination

Juliet Bailey

The Life Cycles of Mosses and Liverworts

Ruth Ineson, with illustrations by Jo Edwards

A Curious Vine

Anne Bebbington

Impatiens glandulifera (Himalayan Balsam)

Kate Ibberson, with captions by Martin Collins

Agrostemma githago (Corncockle)

Margaret Belton

Flowering Plant Systematics at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Jo Edwards & Viv Taylor

Shetland Soils

Ruth Ineson

Book reviews

An Ear to the Ground, 2003, by Ken Thompson

Peter Mitchell

No Nettles Required, 2006, by Ken Thompson

Peter Mitchell

Volume 3, 2007

Articles

Interim Project Report: Climbing Plants

Jo Edwards & Peter Mitchell

From Downy to Shaggy: Identifying Types of Hairiness in Plants

Peter Mitchell & John Poland

Techniques of Drawing and Dissecting: Notes from a Workshop led by Rosemary Wise, 18th November 2006

Peter Mitchell

The Problem of Habit Drawings

Ruth Ineson

Proteaceae

Sue Nicholls

Some Thoughts on Wild Flower Guides

Anne Bebbington

Book reviews

Drawing and Painting Plants, 2006, by Christina Brodie

Jo Edwards

Ornamental Bamboos, 2006, by David Crompton

Ruth Ineson

Fossil Plants, 2004, Paul Kendrick & Paul Davis

Ruth Ineson

The Secret Life of Trees, 2005, by Colin Tudge

Sue Nicholls

The Emerald Planet, 2007, by David Beerling

Sue Nicholls

Life in the Soil, 2007, by James Nardi

Sue Nicholls

Sex, Botany and Empire, 2003, by Patricia Fara

Sue Nicholls

Volume 4, 2008 

Articles

Families of Flowering Plants in the British Isles

Peter Mitchell

Cuscuta epithymum (L.)L.—Dodder

Martin Collins

The Leguminosae

Jo Edwards

Cedar tree in Chelsea Physic Garden

G.D. Ehret

Habit Drawing

Sue Nicholls

Pears

Ruth Ineson

Dr Philipp Franz von Siebold

Sue Nicholls

Book reviews

Botanical Illustration, 2008, by Valerie Oxley

Jo Edwards

Mabberley's Plant-Book (third edition), 2008, by D.J. Mabberley

Peter Mitchell

Plant Form: an Illustrated Guide to Flowering Plant Morphology (second edition), 2008, by A.D. Bell & A. Bryan

Peter Mitchell

Nature’s Palette: the Science of Plant Color, 2007, by D. Lee

Peter Mitchell

Volume 5, 2009

Articles

Michael Hickey—Botanical Illustrator and Teacher 1930–2005

 

Michael Hickey—his Influence and Legacy

Valerie Oxley

A Personal Note on Some Books by Michael Hickey

Martin Collins

Not Starring but Supporting: Stems and Stalks and What to Call Them

Peter Mitchell, with illustrations by Lizzie Harper & Christina Hart-Davies

The Fruits of Our Labours! The Naming and Classification of Fruits

Anne Bebbington

Botanical Painting and Publishing.  (Notes from a lecture given by Christina Hart-Davies at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Romsey on 23rd April 2009)

Carolyn Thornes

Families of Flowering Plants in the British Isles: a Second Look with the Most Recent Classification

Peter Mitchell

Book reviews

The Vegetative Key to the British Flora, 2009, by John Poland & Eric Clement

Leslie Smith

The Vegetative Key to the British Flora, 2009, by John Poland & Eric Clement

Juliet Bailey

Collins Flower Guide, 2009, by David Streeter, C. Hart-Davis, A. Hardcastle, F. Cole & L. Harper

Anne Bebbington

Glossary of the British Flora, 2009, by H. Gilbert-Carter

Peter Mitchell

Volume 6, 2010

Articles

Michael Hickey Memorial Lecture 2009

Mary Brewin, with Daphne Thompson

How to Make a Light Box

Sue Nicholls

Old Botany Books

Martin Collins

Tree Identification Guides: My Personal Favourites

Peter Mitchell

Autumn Gentian or Felwort (Gentianella amarella)

Ruth Ineson

A New Course in Botany for Botanical Artists

Mary Brewin & Anne Bebbington

The Chestnuts as an Aide-mémoire for Distinguishing Seed and Fruit

Peter Mitchell, with illustrations by Sue Nicholls

Book reviews

Botany for the Artist, 2010, by Sarah Simblet

Valerie Oxley

Botanical Drawing in Color, 2010, by Wendy Hollender

Wendy Harvey

The Kew Plant Glossary, 2010, by H. Beentje

Peter Mitchell

Discovering Sierra Trees, 1973, by Stephen F. Arno

Ruth Ineson

Volume 7, 2011

Articles

The Beloved Botanist

Sheila Simmons

Some Botanical Browsings

Daphne Thompson

An Inspiring Botanical Book: Pilgrimage for Plants by F. Kingdon-Ward

Ruth Harker

Producing a Computer-generated Diagram to Assist the Drawing of a Radially Symmetrical Floral Diagram

Anne Bebbington

What is a Quince?

Roger Reynolds

A Closer Look Inside Granny's Bonnet!  The Structure of the Aquilegia Flower

Anne Bebbington

Book reviews

Botany for Artists, 2011, by Lizabeth Leech

Valerie Oxley

Weeds and Wild Flowers, 2009, by Alice Oswald

Ruth Ineson

Botanical Painting, 2011, by Mariella Baldwin

Wendy Harvey

Botanical Painting with Coloured Pencils, 2010, by Ann Swan

Jan Beesley

Fascinated by Fungi, 2011, by Pat O'Reilly

Ruth Ineson

An Orchard Invisible, 2009, by Jonathan Silvertown

Daphne Thompson

Drawing and Painting Trees in the Landscape, 2011, by Claudia Nice

Sue Nicholls

Bark, 2010, by Cédric Pollet

Ruth Ineson

Volume 8, 2012

Articles

Weeds in the Garden

Joyce Barrus

Illustrating Insects

Christina Hart-Davies

The Conservation and Illustration of Apples

Juliet Bailey

The Distribution of Crops Among Plant Families

P.L. Mitchell

Book reviews

The Hedgerow Handbook, 2012, by Adele Nozedar

Mary Brewin

The Botany Coloring Book, 1982, by Paul Young

Wendy Harvey

Botany Illustrated, 2006, by Janice Glimn-Lacy & Peter B. Kaufman

Wendy Harvey

The Botany of Desire, 2002, by Michael Pollan

Joyce Barrus

Potted Histories, 2003, by Sandra Knapp

Joyce Barrus

P.L. Mitchell, 28th March 2013.