Watercolor in Bloom: Painting the Spring and Summer Garden (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

Watercolor in Bloom: Painting the Spring and Summer Garden (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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by Mary Backer
     
 

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Painting pretty, prized flowers is easier than you think!

Using an uncomplicated palette and simple techniques, Mary Backer shares the secrets behind her prize-winning watercolor flowers. From first strokes to final touches, you'll learn everything you need to know to paint brilliant orange poppies, plump peonies, graceful lotus blossoms, classic roses

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Painting pretty, prized flowers is easier than you think!

Using an uncomplicated palette and simple techniques, Mary Backer shares the secrets behind her prize-winning watercolor flowers. From first strokes to final touches, you'll learn everything you need to know to paint brilliant orange poppies, plump peonies, graceful lotus blossoms, classic roses and other garden favorites.

Features:

  • an exciting variety of flowers and compositions, from individual flower studies to more elaborate, mixed arrangements
  • 12 full-length demonstrations take you from first sketch to final brushstroke
  • Illustrates step-by-step watercolor techniques for achieving luscious color, complementary backgrounds and dramatic, up-close compositions
  • Plus a unique acrylic finishing technique that makes colors really pop

Experienced and novice artists alike will revel in the inspiration and easy-to-follow instruction inside. Watercolor in Bloom makes painting flowers as pleasurable as a stroll through the garden!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440318016
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
05/17/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
36 MB
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Meet the Author

Mary Backer, of Banning, California, is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society. Her work is included in the archives of the Smithsonian Institution and the Tate Museum, as well as other institutional, corporate and private collections. Visit her website at bodaciousimages.com.

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Watercolor in Bloom: Painting the Spring and Summer Garden 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
mmjfirst More than 1 year ago
Just amazing quality artwork, techniques, photos. I am thoroughly enjoying my second read thru. I highly recommend it!
Mask999 More than 1 year ago
This is a nice book about painting flowers in acrylics and/or watercolors. Has some lovely examples. The only drawback is that some pages have lost their formatting due to the conversion to electronic form and this can be mildly irritating
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really super duper sorry got into a motorcycle accident....but im better now...hopefully byiure still here?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sat on a rock. Bored to death. She went underwater.