Billy Showell's Botanical Painting in Watercolour

Author: Billy Showell

Publisher: Search Press Limited

ISBN: 1781265186

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

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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.
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Watercolour Flower Portraits

Author: Billy Showell

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781782210825

Category: Art

Page: 128

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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 www.billyshowell.co.uk
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A-Z of Flower Portraits

An Illustrated Guide to Painting 40 Beautiful Flowers in Watercolour

Author: Billy Showell

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844484522

Category: Art

Page: 128

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

Chiefly Devoted to Library Economy and Bibliography

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Libraries

Page: N.A

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
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