Country Flowers in Watercolour
Collins Learn to Paint
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|Format:||Paperback, 64 pages, New edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||100 col illus|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 02 June 2003|
Ann Blockley is well-known for her attractive paintings of flowers and here she explains all the basic techniques for painting this fascinating subject in watercolour. Country flowers are a very appealing subject for many amateur painters and Ann Blockley is an accomplished painter and teacher. In this book there is a large section on the basic methods and techniques needed to paint realistic flowers - how to create texture, mark making and shading. Blockley then shows you how to paint a range of different individual flower forms and how to build up to more complex paintings of flowers in the countryside. There are many practical exercises and step-by-step demonstrations throughout and an inspirational chapter on colour and how to paint effective backgrounds to your flowers.
About the Author
Ann Blockley is a well-known painter and teacher who exhibits in her own studio gallery in the Cotswolds and runs popular watercolour workshops. She regularly writes for Leisure Painter magazine and is the author of Flower Painting Through the Seasons. She has made a video accompanying the book.
|Dimensions: ||27.0 x 21.0 centimeters (0.28 kg)|