Artists of all skill levels will find much to inspire them in this detailed and practical guide. Margaret Eggleton takes us through easy to follow drawing stages, and includes advice on looking at the flower– not the paper– while drawing, as well as shading, petal shapes, leaves, stems and more. She shows step by step how to draw a fantastic selection of popular flowers including hollyhocks, lilies, sunflowers, tulips, gladioli and clematis, in a wide variety of media. She also demonstrates drawing flowers in the landscape and in containers. Suitable for beginners wanting to build up their confidence and more seasoned artists seeking inspiration, this book is a must-have for anyone who wants to draw flowers.
• 12 step by step projects • Beautiful, inspiring drawings • Packed with expert advice
ntroduction 6, The history of flower drawing 8, Materials 10, How to start 18, Shading techniques 20, Using Conté crayons 26, Lost and found edges 28, Petals 30, Leaves and stems 32, Using photographs 36, Using sketchbooks 38, FLOWER STUDIES 40, Gladioli step by step 40, Hollyhocks step by step 44, Penstemon step by step 48, Stargazer lilies step by step 52, Sunflowers step by step 56, MIXED FLOWER STUDIES 60, Tulips and clematis step by step 62, Strelizia and dipladenia step by step 66, Passion flower and hibiscus step by step 70, BLOSSOM 74, Apple blossom step by step 76, DRIED FLOWERS 78, Dried tulips step by step 80, FLOWERS IN CONTAINERS 82, Glass of nasturtiums step by step 84, FLOWERS IN THE LANDSCAPE 88, Rhododendron landscape step by step 90, Index 96.
Publisher: Search Press
Publication: 8 May 2012
ISBN 13/EAN: 9781844487240
Size: 216 x 280 mm
|Quantity : Pack||Single|
|Books & DVDs : Subject||Botanical|
|Books & DVDs : Medium||Drawing|
|Books & DVDs : Author/Artist||Margaret Eggleton|