Painting Watercolor Florals That Glow

Painting Watercolor Florals That Glow

by Jan Kunz

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ISBN-13: 9781581801781
Publisher: F+W Media
Publication date: 03/28/2001
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Important Things to Know Before You Paint2
2About Color and Watercolor Paints10
3Anatomy of Flowers Simplified18
4Painting Flowers From Life36
5Painting Flowers From Photographs46
6Composing a Dynamic Floral Painting54
7Painting the Illusion of Sunshine66
8Reference of Essential Floral Painting Techniques76
Backgrounds82
Backlighting105
Cast shadows90
Charging color80
Cluster blooms91
Convex and concave curves93
Curled edges86
Dewdrops98
Glazing to create distance92
How much water?78
Painting around complex edges88
Painting folds and ruffles95
Painting leaves96
Painting lush greens84
"Puddle and pull"100
Reflective surfaces104
Run-backs79
Suggesting form with line94
Transparent surfaces102
9Floral Portraits Step by Step106
Drawings for the demonstrations122
Reference photos to paint from128
The "One-Two-Threes" of Floral Painting130
Conclusion133
Index134

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