From Field & Forest: An Artist’s Year in Paint And Pen
Written by Anna Koska
Image and narrative text create a beautiful journey through the seasons.
Highly respected illustrator Anna Koska is best known for her drawings of fish and fruit and is widely celebrated by food journalists and restaurateurs. In this mindful, artistic journal, Anna celebrates the natural world: the changing of the seasons, the blossoming of flowers, and the ripening of fruit. Working in watercolor, pen and ink, oils, and luscious egg tempera, Anna sources inspiration from the flora and fauna in the fields and forests surrounding her home in Sussex. Her illustrations are reproduced in beautiful detail and are accompanied by her musings and observations of objects; engaging the reader in the everyday realities of her artistic practice and taking them with her on a journey through the seasons.
About The Author
Anna Koska is a freelance illustrator specializing in fruit, vegetables, and the natural world. As well as book illustration, Anna regularly receives commissions from chefs, authors, and restaurateurs for food and botanical art. She lives in East Sussex with her husband and three children. Along with her illustrating business, she grows an overly ambitious quantity of vegetables and cares for three hives and chickens.