The Watercolour Flower Painter's A to Z: An Illustrated Directory of Techniques for Painting 50 Popular Flowers

The Watercolour Flower Painter's A to Z: An Illustrated Directory of Techniques for Painting 50 Popular Flowers

by Adelene Fletcher
     
 


From azalea to zantedeschia, this unique watercolour artist's guide offers easy-to-follow, plant-specific information on how to paint, in a crisp and natural style, over 50 of the most popular species of flower. Includes step-by-step photographs, details, and instructions on capturing the individual essence of the flower, together with comprehensive information on…  See more details below

Overview


From azalea to zantedeschia, this unique watercolour artist's guide offers easy-to-follow, plant-specific information on how to paint, in a crisp and natural style, over 50 of the most popular species of flower. Includes step-by-step photographs, details, and instructions on capturing the individual essence of the flower, together with comprehensive information on the appropriate techniques and colour mixes to use. Glorious full-colour photographs of the finished watercolour show the depth and variety of the plant portraits, from the exquisitely executed passion flower to the bold luminosity of the oriental poppy. This book teaches the essential skills of creating realistic structure and form by close observation of the pattern of light and shade on petals and foliage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844481255
Publisher:
Search Press, Limited
Publication date:
09/01/2010
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Adelene Fletcher has been teaching art for more than 20 years and has exhibited at a number of venues, including the prestigious Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours and the Royal Watercolour Society in the UK.

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