Painting Flowers A to Z with Sherry C. Nelson, MDA
Stop and paint the roses! And the tulips, and the sunflowers, and the pansies, and...
When it comes to painting flowers, Sherry C. Nelson definitely has a green thump. In this book, she shares her secrets to painting lovely, realistic looking flowers. Just follow the step-by-step lessons to create 50 blooming beautiesfrom amaryllis to zinnia and every blossom in between. Once you learn the basicslike how to create textures and common leaf shapesyou'll be able to paint any flower that grows! Sherry even offers tips for creating your own, unique floral designs. Although she works primarily in oils, Sherry includes information and color charts for acrylic and watercolor artists, making this a must-have reference for every flower painter.
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Kew: The Watercolour Flower Painter's A to Z: An Illustrated Directory of Techniques for Painting 50 Popular Flowers
From azalea to zantedeschia, this unique watercolour artist's guide offers easy-to-follow, plant-specific information on how to paint, in a crisp and natural style, over 50 of the most popular species of flower. Includes step-by-step photographs, details, and instructions on capturing the individual essence of the flower, together with comprehensive information on the appropriate techniques and colour mixes to use. Glorious full-colour photographs of the finished watercolour show the depth and variety of the plant portraits, from the exquisitely executed passion flower to the bold luminosity of the oriental poppy. This book teaches the essential skills of creating realistic structure and form by close observation of the pattern of light and shade on petals and foliage.
The Acrylic Flower Painter's A-Z: An Illustrated Directory of Techniques for Painting 40 Popular Flowers
This lovely book is an indispensable guide for acrylic flower artists, revealing how to paint 50 of the most popular floral subjects, from agapanthus to zinnia, with plant-specific instructions for capturing the unique beauty of each species.
All the techniques you will need are clearly explained and demonstrated, from analysing the shape and structure of flowers to mixing and blending rich, luminous colours, laying washes, creating textured effects, and adding highlights.
Each featured flower includes information about its distinguishing characteristics, detailed step-by-step instructions, a complete colour palette, mini demonstrations showing special techniques, and a stunning full-colour image of a finished painting.
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The Art of Painting Flowers in Oil & Acrylic: Discover simple step-by-step techniques for painting an array of flowers and plants (Collector's Series)
Learn everything you need to know to create beautiful floral works of art in oil and acrylic!
This comprehensive book opens with a guide to essential information on the necessary tools and materials for both sketching and painting, including pencils, paints and brushes, palettes, supports, and mediums. In addition to learning about basic drawing and painting techniques and color theory, readers will learn how to create compelling compositions, achieve depth, and render realistic textures. In The Art of Painting Flowersin Oil & Acrylic, several talented and experienced artists guide readers through easy-to-follow lessons covering a variety of floral and plant life, including tulips, dahlias, hibiscus, roses, daisies, freesia, water lilies, bird of paradise, and more. With sections devoted to both mediums, readers will learn everything they need to know to create beautiful floral works of art in oil and acrylic. Along the way, aspiring artists will discover helpful tips and tricks for mixing vibrant colors, working from photographs, working outdoors, and creating volume and dimension.
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Flowers A to Z: Buying, Growing, Cutting, Arranging - A Beautiful Reference Guide to Selecting and Caring for the Best from Florist and Garden
In the main section, arranged alphabetically from Agapanthus to Zinnia for quick access, magnificent full-page photographs depict each flower at its finest. Smaller images offer handy visual guides, showing the difference between fresh and older flowers and demonstrating the care required for that particular type. A special quick-reference box on each flower offers: the flower's various names; the varieties in which it comes; available colours; scent; characteristics of freshness or aging; vase life in number of days; and relative cost. Other features may include a flower's meaning in the language of flowers or other items of interest. A wonderful combination of beauty and practicality, this book is essential for any flower lover.
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Oil & Acrylic: Flowers: Discover techniques for painting fresh and lively floral scenes (How to Draw & Paint)
In this new addition to the How to Draw & Paint series, accomplished artist Marcia Baldwin teaches aspiring artists how to paint stunning floral scenes in oil and acrylic. First, readers are introduced to all the tools and materials they'll need to get started. Then Marcia shares painting techniques specific to creating beautiful flower portraits and arrangements that burst with vibrant color. Beginning artists will learn to create a variety of flowers, ranging from water lilies and daisies to birds of paradise and poppies, by following the easy step-by-step projects.
How to Paint: Flowers in Acrylics
Tim Fisher makes the most of the superbly versatile qualities of acrylics and demonstrates his own innovative and inspiring techniques for painting a gorgeous selection of popular flowers. The reader learns how to select the right paints and the best brushes for the great range of techniques, including negative painting, masking, washes, impasto methods, texturing and much more. There are richly illustrated sections on using colour and sketching and planning paintings, and many handy tips throughout. A fantastic book for artists of all skill levels who want to create atmosphere, experiment with colour and paint accomplished, beautiful paintings.
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A-Z of Flower Portraits: An illustrated guide to painting 40 beautiful flowers in watercolour
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.
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Disney Dreams Collection Thomas Kinkade Studios Coloring Book
Now you can color along with the master, Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light. And what could be better than coloring these paintings with the timeless magic of classic Disney stories and their captivating characters?
In this unique coloring book, sixty-three paintings from Thomas Kinkade's Disney Dreams Collection are presented in color across from the black line art of the same image. Enter the world of the Painter of Light as you create your own renditions of these paintings inspired by classic Disney movies, including The Jungle Book, Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, and many more.
The Joy of Watercolor: 40 Happy Lessons for Painting the World Around You
Enjoy the meditative art of watercolor with simple supplies and easy-to-follow instructions!
For a soothing boost of creativity and whimsy, try your hand at watercolor. With a few simple steps, anyone can discover their artistic side, and achieve moments of peace and tranquility doing so. Forty straightforward lessons promise fun and colorful results: no previous artistic skill required. This simple painting medium produces colorful, modern paintings to adorn invitations, gifts, and walls.
The 40 lessons cover useful topics like:
- painting on vacation
- painting your pets
- layering colors
- mixing colors
- painting flowers and plants
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