Billy Showell S Botanical Painting In Watercolour

Author: Billy Showell
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
ISBN: 9781844484515
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In this beautiful book, Billy Showell provides a fascinating and invaluable insight into the techniques she uses to produce her stunning botanical paintings in watercolour.

Watercolour Flower Portraits

Author: Billy Showell
Publisher: Search PressLtd
ISBN: 9781782210825
Size: 74.37 MB
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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

Botanical Illustration In Watercolour

Author: Eleanor B. Wunderlich
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 9780823005307
Size: 75.47 MB
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Capture the fascinating beauty of plants. How can an artist create a botanical portrait that is both accurate and aesthetically pleasing? This is the essence of an art form whose charm and universal appeal have made it popular for centuries. Botanical Illustration in Watercolor is the first authoritative, comprehensive book to focus specifically on the materials and techniques of painting plants in watercolor. This book is full of essential advice not found in any other watercolor books, such as: • What a botanical illustration must include to meet the requirements of scientific accuracy. • How to prop up a heavy woody branch at the desired angle. • How to keep ferns and delicate flowers from wilting before the picture is finished. • How to mix the specific colors of paint most often needed for depicting plants. • How to plan the design of a drawing that involves heavy foliage or multiple stems.

The Art Of Botanical Painting

Author: Margaret Stevens
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060819073
Size: 33.12 MB
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A practical introduction to botanical illustration covers a range of key aspects, from exotic and garden flowers and plants to fruits and vegetables, sharing step-by-step demonstrations by leading artists and teachers.

A Z Of Flower Portraits

Author: Billy Showell
Publisher: Search PressLtd
ISBN: 9781844484522
Size: 59.32 MB
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Learn how to paint 40 exquisite flower portraits in watercolour following Billy Showell's step-by-step instructions.

Botanical Sketchbook

Author: Mary Ann Scott
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 1849943028
Size: 74.72 MB
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This is the story of one woman's journey from amateur painter to botanical artist, told through the sketchbooks and paintings she produced for the Distance Learning Diploma Course run by the Society of Botanical Artists. Packed with advice and tips, this book will serve as a guide and inspiration to anyone wanting to embark on life as a botanical artist. This book is both a showcase of Mary Ann Scott's work and a record of her achievements, including first-hand accounts of the joys and challenges she faced as she progressed. It contains work from every assignment she undertook, from her first attempts at drawing a tulip to the triumphant paintings she made for her diploma portfolio. Along the way are delicate floral compositions, juicy fruit and vegetables, botanical dissections, and her adventures out in the field. Margaret Stevens's comments on each assignments are also included, giving an insight into the assessment process and an all-round view of Mary Ann's successes and (very rare) failures. The book ends with a glorious selection of Mary Ann's ongoing work as a botanical artist.

The Clutius Botanical Watercolors

Author: Claudia Swan
Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc
ISBN:
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These exquisite watercolors epitomize the Renaissance interest in and exploration of the natural world. Commissioned from an unknown artist by the Dutch pharmacist Theodorus Clutius as research material for doctors and herbalists, and later used by artists, the illustrations range from the rose and columbine to the sweet pea and cherry, from wild waterlilies to sage, thyme, rosemary, and exotic spices. 149 illustrations, 142 in color.

The Modern Flower Painter

Author: Anna Mason
Publisher: Search PressLtd
ISBN: 9781844488636
Size: 49.18 MB
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Anna Mason's exceptional floral artwork has won awards from the Royal Horticultural Society, International Artist magazine and seen her elected to the prestigious Society of Botanical Artists. In this book, she shares her innovative watercolour technique so that you can paint flowers in her clean, crisp style. The book covers every aspect of painting modern botanical-style portraits of flowers, from tips on gathering your reference to Anna's six stage watercolour process. There are instructions on setting up your studio and how to produce the detailed drawings. Each of the six step-by-step projects is accompanied by an outline drawing, tonal notes and useful colour swatches so that you can compare the tone and hue of your mixes to Anna's own. This all builds into a fantastic guide that will inspire and challenge the experienced watercolour artist, while drawing in and reassuring the complete beginner.

The Watercolor Flower Artist S Bible

Author: Claire Waite Brown
Publisher: Chartwell
ISBN: 078582281X
Size: 20.78 MB
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Learn how to analyze the structure of flowers and break them down into simple shapes; create delightful compositions; mix beautiful flower colors, from delicate pastels to rich and vibrant hues. Over 60,000 copies sold worldwide.