A-Z of Flower Portraits : Book by Billy Showell

BKS218

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Learn how to paint 40 exquisite flower portraits in watercolour following Billy Showell's step-by-step instructions.

Billy Showell is a well-respected contemporary artist whose watercolour flower portraits have earned her the respect of watercolour artists all over the world. Worked to the same degree of accuracy as traditional botanical paintings, Billy's compositions are given a more contemporary twist, combining her unique eye for design with her love of flowers. In this book, 40 flower portraits are presented, arranged in alphabetical order, each one accompanied by small studies, details, step-by-step instructions and the colour mixes used to accomplish the finished work. At the start of the book there are useful sections on the materials and equipment needed and the main techniques used, including wet-into-wet, colour blending, lifting out, layering glazes, dry brushing and colour mixing, and at the end of the book Billy gives her own unique slant on composition and discusses the importance of creating a sketchbook. Whether you love to paint, or simply love flowers, this book will delight and inspire you.

A truly inspirational book by a well-known contemporary watercolour artist. 40 beautiful paintings accompanied by step-by-step instructions. Includes sections on materials and equipment, techniques and composition.

Hardback: 128 pages

ISBN-13: 9781844484522

Size: 292 x 216 mm

Illustrations: 200

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SKU BKS218
Weight 0.7770
Quantity : Pack Single
Books & DVDs : Subject Botanical
Books & DVDs : Medium Illustration
Books & DVDs : Popular Author/Artist Billy Showell
Books & DVDs : Author/Artist Billy Showell
Review by Feefo
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Very good service, many thanks. (Posted on 23/12/2015)
Review by Feefo
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this is an excellent book as I tend to paint flowers out doors, and having references of how other artists paint flowers is really useful. (Posted on 11/04/2015)

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