Flower Portraits in WatercolourBook - 1995
This best-selling title will be relaunched in September 05 with a fresh new cover design. Botanical illustration is a very popular style of painting and in this book Elizabeth Conlon provides an accessible introduction to painting beautiful flower portraits. She teaches a simple and very effective way of creating beautiful flower portraits by first completing and transferring a detailed master drawing before starting to apply watercolour. This confidence-inspiring method will enable leisure painters to tackle a variety of popular flower subjects, ranging from a magnolia, iris and polyanthus to a rose, poppy and foxglove. Key features of the book include: / simple guidelines on choosing painting materials / practical advice on a variety of watercolour techniques / detailed instructions on making and using master drawings / stage-by-stage painting demonstrations of popular botanical subjects The book is beautifully illustrated with Elizabeth's botanical illustrations and is ideal for all those new to this distinctive style of painting.