New Botany in Two and Three Dimensions by Bozena Rydlewska.

New Botany by Bozka

New Botany, a series by artist Bozena Rydlewska features breathtakingly ornamental illustrations of nature. In addition to the two dimensional pieces by the artist – also known as “Bozka” – she created a three dimensional prototype pop-up book using some of the same pieces. 

New Botany by Bozka

New Botany by Bozka
paper garden

Insects, fish, flowers and plants are exquisitely rendered using mixed media in The New Botany Series by the Polish born artist. Below are some of the 2D illustrations.

Botany Series, Edward:
botany series
Botany Series, Jungle:
new botany
Botany Series, Lewis:
botany series paper art
Botany Series, Sea Ghosts:
botany series Sea Ghosts

For her 2013 “Pop-Up” prototype book, Bozka took some of this series’ illustrations and layered them to create depth and dimension. The results of which you can see below.

The Garden in 2D:
botany series The garden,
In 3D:
pop-up garden

Koi in 2D:

In 3D:

The Looking Glass in 2D:
botany series The looking-glass
In 3D:
the looking glass

Insects in 2D:
botany series Book of insects
In 3D:

In addition to the above, here are a few other 3D pages from her Pop-Up Prototype Book:

Lotus (3D):

Rose Hypnotica (3D):
Rosa hypnotica2
Rosa hypnotica

Several of these beautiful New Botany series images are available as limited edition signed prints. Please contact the artist for more information at [email protected]

The artist with her work

About The Artist (from her website):
Bozka is an artist and illustrator from Warsaw, Poland.
Her unique style form subtle illustrations of the ornamental and oneiric kingdom of plants.
She has worked both on artistic projects like series of illustrations “New Botany”, “Haiku” or “Sea Poems” and commercial ones, including Leo Burnett, Empik, Kristoff porcelain, Dr Irena Eris, Lukullus and TVP Kultura.
Her works have appeared in books “Atlas of Illustration” (Maomao, Barcelona), “Semi-permanent 2011” and Taschen’s “Illustration Now! 5”. Several works were published in Futu, Exklusiv, Rojo & Garabato.
She has taken part in many exhibitions in Poland and abroad including Shamrock Hotel Studios, Dallas (USA), Flying Gallery in Warsaw and in the 2013 Illustrative Festival in Berlin.
In 2013 she was awarded the Scholarship of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.
Bożka studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland and at Högskolan för Design och Konsthantverk in Goteborg, Sweden.

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See more of Bozka’s fabulous work here