Flower Portraits in Watercolour (Collins Learn to Paint)

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9780007199112: Flower Portraits in Watercolour (Collins Learn to Paint)

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.

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From the Back Cover:

Each title in the best selling 'Learn to Paint' series is written by a professional working artist and offers the leisure painter a personal course of art instruction. Here ' Elizabeth Conlon' clearly describes all the basic techniques of painting flower portraits in watercolour, and provides many practical exercises and step-by-step demonstration paintings.

• advice on materials and equipment
• basic watercolour techniques
• how to mix colours
• how to use a master drawing
• portraying popular botanical subjects

About the Author:

Elizabeth Conlon is a member of the prestigious Society of Botanical Artists and her work is regularly shown at various exhibitions in London. This is her first book.

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