by Jill Bays
From Agapanthus to Water lily, this unique artist's reference offers easy-to-follow, plant-specific information on how to paint 50 of today's most popular flowers. Each flower is explored within a spread, showing through clear illustrations how to draw the basic flower shape and how to paint a detailed flower bloom; further suggestions for designing and enhancing compositions are also provided. There is full practical instruction for painting each flower through a series of annotated illustrations, step-by-step instructions, as well as the essential colour palette. To ensure this is the indispensable reference for all artists, there is also a full introductory section covering basic materials, techniques and colour.
|Publication date:||28th April 2007|
|Publisher:||David & Charles|
|Categories:||Painting & art manuals, Watercolours, Botanical art,|
Jill Bays is the author of many successful practical art books including Watercolours in a Weekend: Flowers, The Watercolourist's Garden and Drawing Workbook. She is a regular contributor to the leisure painting press, and regularly teaches classes and holiday courses. Jill lives in Weybridge, Surrey.More About Jill Bays