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Billy Showell S Botanical Painting In Watercolour

Author : Billy Showell
ISBN : 9781781265185
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Billy Showell is a well-respected botanical watercolour artist, and her exceptional eye for detail and ability to re-create the form, texture, colour and patterning of a wide range of plants have earned her a formidable reputation worldwide. Her compositions are given a contemporary, sometimes playful twist, while retaining all the beauty and accuracy of traditional botanical paintings. In this inspiring and indispensable guide for botanical artists, she reveals the materials, methods and techniques she uses to attain her stunningly beautiful portraits of flowers, fruit and vegetables. There is expert guidance on tools and materials, working from life, observation, and drawing and painting techniques, as well as detailed sections on pattern, texture, and colour and colour mixing. With numerous step-by-step studies, close-up photographs and examples of Billy's exquisite paintings, this book is not only packed full of invaluable advice and information but also a visually stunning showcase for the work of this amazing artist.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Watercolour Flower Portraits

Author : Billy Showell
ISBN : 1782210822
Genre : Art
File Size : 57.51 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
Category: Art

A Z Of Flower Portraits

Author : Billy Showell
ISBN : 1844484521
Genre : Art
File Size : 54.88 MB
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Learn how to paint 40 exquisite flower portraits in watercolour following Billy Showell's step-by-step instructions.
Category: Art

Botanical Painting With Watercolour

Author : Daphne Hicks
ISBN : 9781847978011
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 30.38 MB
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The characteristics of watercolour naturally complement botanical art and this beautiful book shows you how to make the most of this versatile medium. It starts by guiding you through the complexities of painting flowers, with advice on materials and colour mixing, using colour to achieve translucency and clarity, building confidence with step-by-step examples and the importance of observation and botanical accuracy. It then creates detailed and beautiful compositions for the more experienced botanical artist. This new book has ideas and tips on composition and how to include animal life and is structured by season to include a range of flowers and plants. Beautifully illustrated with 186 colour illustrations.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Botanical Illustration

Author : Valerie Oxley
ISBN : 9781847976611
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 46.79 MB
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Botanical Illustration is an introduction to the marrying of art and science in the aesthetic and accurate portrayal of plant material. This book builds on the work of illustrators of the past, ranging from Elizabeth Blackwell, whose drawings helped to release her husband from debtors' prison, through to the exceptional scientific drawings of Beatrix Potter. It deals with the practical art and the related botany of the subject. Introduction to basic botany; preparation of plant material for drawing; use of pencil, watercolour, coloured pencil and pen and ink; suggested topics for further study; correcting mistakes and finishing touches. Invaluable for beginners and skilled artists alike, and an excellent reference book for teachers. Superbly illustrated with 216 colour illustrations.Valerie Oxley is a freelance tutor who has inspired students worldwide with her enthusiasm for natural history and plant illustration.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Who S Who In Art

Author : Bernard Dolman
ISBN : UCSD:31822025289703
Genre : Art
File Size : 24.50 MB
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Category: Art

The Garden

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924101480394
Genre : Botany
File Size : 24.44 MB
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Category: Botany

Forthcoming Books

Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015033709471
Genre : American literature
File Size : 75.65 MB
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Category: American literature

Fine Arts Calendar

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ISBN : UCAL:B5183433
Genre : Kansas City Metropolitan Area (Kan.)
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Category: Kansas City Metropolitan Area (Kan.)