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The Flower Painter's Essential Handbook How to Paint 50 Beautiful Flowers in Watercolour by Jill Bays
  

The Flower Painter's Essential Handbook How to Paint 50 Beautiful Flowers in Watercolour

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The Flower Painter's Essential Handbook How to Paint 50 Beautiful Flowers in Watercolour 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.

About the Author

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.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st April 2006

Author

Jill Bays

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Publisher

David & Charles

Format

Paperback
128 pages

Categories

Painting & art manuals
Watercolours
Botanical art

ISBN

9780715322482

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