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Watercolour Flower Portraits
     

Watercolour Flower Portraits

by Billy Showell
 

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Billy Showell's exquisite and technically brilliant watercolour flower portraits are beautifully presented in this highly informative, lavishly illustrated book. Packed with information on drawing and painting techniques, colour mixing and composition, it is an invaluable source of ideas and inspiration for anyone who wants to develop their flower painting skills,

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Billy Showell's exquisite and technically brilliant watercolour flower portraits are beautifully presented in this highly informative, lavishly illustrated book. Packed with information on drawing and painting techniques, colour mixing and composition, it is an invaluable source of ideas and inspiration for anyone who wants to develop their flower painting skills, whether or not they have any previous experience.
Billy has been awarded the CBM (Certificate of Botanical Merit) for five years running. Full details of all her awards and commendations can be found on her own website www.billyshowell.co.uk

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"An essential book for anyone wanting to achieve realistic flower portraits."  —Jeannie Zelos Artworks

"This highly informative, lavishly illustrated book is packed full of information on different drawing and painting techniques."  —The Lady

Jeannie Zelos Artworks
An essential book for anyone wanting to achieve realistic flower portraits.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844480661
Publisher:
Search Press, Limited
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.86(w) x 11.56(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Billy Showell graduated from St Martins School of Art with a B.A. in fashion design, but was irresistably drawn to painting and illustration. In 1993 she set course for a career as an artist and now paints, illustrates and teaches botanical painting at her studio and art clubs in the UK, USA and Australia. She lives in Tunbridge Wells, UK with her husband and two sons. Billy has been awarded five Certificates of Botanical Merit from the Society of Botanical Artists and her first book on watercolour flower portraits has been hugely successful in the UK and abroad. Billy's paintings are collected by her followers the world over and many are available as limited edition prints.

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