A-Z of Flower Portraits: An Illustrated Guide to Painting 40 Beautiful Flowers in WatercolourDe (autor) Billy Showell
en Limba Engleză Carte Hardback – September 2010
Capturing slender stems and fragile flower blossoms, this step-by-step resource updates traditional botanical paintings, adding an elegant, modern flair to flower portraiture. Each of the four project chapters offer insightful case studies, close-up details, and explanations of various styling techniques and finishing methods that give more than 30 flower portraits an organic feel, emphasizing their botanical nature. Arranged in alphabetical order, this comprehensive all-in-one guidebook includes tips for buying the best materials for successful results as well as basic brushstroke and surface techniques—such as wet-into-wet, color blending, lifting out, layering glazes, and dry brushing—that build confidence and motivate aspiring artists.
Billy Showell is an artist and art instructor. She is the author of "Watercolour Flower Portraits" and "Watercolour Fruit & Vegetable Portraits."