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 Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780715322482
Publication date: 28th April 2007
Author: Jill Bays
Publisher: David & Charles
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 128 pages
Categories: Painting & art manuals, Watercolours, Botanical art,

About Jill Bays

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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