New Botanical Painting

New Botanical Painting

Award-winning artist Harriet de Winton shows you how to create contemporary watercolour artworks to treasure and share.

Author: Harriet de Winton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781781577523

Category: Art

Page: 128

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Award-winning artist Harriet de Winton shows you how to create contemporary watercolour artworks to treasure and share. Through more than 30 step-by-step projects, discover how to paint individual flowers and foliage, as well as beautiful botanical compositions. Use your new skills to make art for your wall, unique cards, invitations, or simply paint for pleasure.
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Paint and Frame Botanical Painting

Paint and Frame  Botanical Painting

And once you've painted your first project , add patterns or colors to one of the enclosed frames , simply fold it into an upright position , and immediately display your brand - new botanical painting . These handcrafted paintings and ...

Author: Sara Boccaccini Meadows

Publisher: Race Point Publishing

ISBN: 9780760360583

Category: Art

Page: 96

View: 202

Learn to create precious watercolor paintings that you can paint and frame in just one day. Paint and Frame: Botanical Watercolor features 20 charming modern watercolor projects including florals, nature scenes, and more. With step-by-step instructions, you can try your hand at these “mini” projects. Paint and Frame: Botanical Watercolor comes with an instruction book and 20 step-by-step watercolor projects to try.
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New Ideas in Botanical Painting

New Ideas in Botanical Painting

The first part of this book – Botanical: Grow – explores time well-spent in the garden and covers much of the traditional details of botanical painting, from observation to capturing light, colour and texture.

Author: Carolyn Jenkins

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9781849947848

Category: Art

Page: 380

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Renowned botanical artist and professional gardener, Carolyn Jenkins combines her love of art and gardening to create stunning compositions (often very different from traditional botanical painting) with vibrant colours that leap from the page. The first part of this book – Botanical: Grow – explores time well-spent in the garden and covers much of the traditional details of botanical painting, from observation to capturing light, colour and texture. The second part – Contemporary: Paint – explores how Carolyn works with photography, using the computer to help with crop and composition, achieving maximum impact and creating luminous paintings that shine from the page. Her stunning illustrations are full of vibrant colour, and her larger-than-life artworks have gained an enthusiastic following on Instagram. This practical guide contains all the techniques and practice you need to create beautiful botanical art, plus step-by-step photography, crop, composition and photoshop demonstrations, to bring luminous colours, textures and impact to your own work.
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Botanical Painting with Coloured Pencils

Botanical Painting with Coloured Pencils

Traditionally botanical painting has been the realm of the watercolourist, but more and more artists are discovering ... The use of coloured pencil as a medium for botanical illustration is a relatively new phenomenon and there is still ...

Author: Ann Swan

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780008328252

Category: Art

Page: 128

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This beautifully illustrated ebook is the first practical step-by-step guide to using coloured pencils in botanical painting and is written by Ann Swan, one of the top exponents of the genre.
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Botanical Painting with Watercolour

Botanical Painting with Watercolour

The characteristics of watercolour naturally complement botanical art and this beautiful book shows you how to make the most of this versatile medium.

Author: Daphne Hicks

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 9781847978011

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 201

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.
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Birds Bees Blossoms

Birds  Bees   Blossoms

Picking up where New Botanical Painting left off, this books aims to expand readers' repertoires into fauna as well as flora, with easy-to-follow instructions for a variety of difficulty levels.

Author: Harriet de Winton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781781578490

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 417

In her second book, botanical artist Harriet de Winton shows you how to paint modern watercolour artworks to treasure and share. Picking up where New Botanical Painting left off, this books aims to expand readers' repertoires into fauna as well as flora, with easy-to-follow instructions for a variety of difficulty levels. Through more than 30 step-by-step projects, you'll discover how to paint beautiful butterflies, bumblebees, birds and botanicals from around the world. In the final chapter, you'll find a guide to composing stunning patterns and scenes with your own botanical watercolour creations. Use your new skills to make art for your wall, unique cards, invitations, or simply paint for pleasure. Projects include: Bengal Tiger Chilean Flamingo Prickly Pear Zebra Bumblebee Garden Tiger Moth Peacock White-tailed Deer Polar Bear Arctic Poppy And many more!
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Billy Showell s Botanical Painting in Watercolour

Billy Showell s Botanical Painting in Watercolour

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 ...

Author: Billy Showell

Publisher: Search Press Limited

ISBN: 9781781265185

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 768

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.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

The Art of Botanical Painting

The Art of Botanical Painting

This is the definitive instructional guide to the art of botanical illustration, published in association with The Society of Botanical Artists and featuring detailed step-by-step demonstrations by members of the Society.

Author: Margaret Stevens

Publisher: HarperThorsons

ISBN: 0008163553

Category:

Page: 144

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This is an instructional guide to the art of botanical illustrations, published in association with The Society of Botanical Artists and featuring step-by-step work by members of the society.
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Botanical Painting with the Society of Botanical Artists

Botanical Painting with the Society of Botanical Artists

An inspirational gallery of paintings at the end of the book provides a guided walk around an SBA exhibition. The book is beautifully illustrated throughout, with comprehensive critiques on the artworks and step-by-step demonstrations.

Author: Margaret Stevens

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 1849944520

Category: Art

Page: 160

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An illustrated, comprehensive guide to botanical painting written by the Society of Botanical Artists. In this new book the Society of Botanical Artists provides a comprehensive guide to the different styles and methods of botanical painting, harvesting the talent of both Members and Distance Learning Diploma Course students around the world, past and present. Botanical Painting features techniques and materials for all levels and demonstrates how these skills can be used to develop your own expertise. There are chapters on drawing with graphite and metal point, coloured pencil, body and watercolour in plant portraiture and illustration as well as 'The Mixed Bunch'. The inclusion of the historic methods used for egg tempera and metal point, as well as the technique required for working on vellum, makes this a valuable source of advice on subjects not readily available elsewhere. An inspirational gallery of paintings at the end of the book provides a guided walk around an SBA exhibition. The book is beautifully illustrated throughout, with comprehensive critiques on the artworks and step-by-step demonstrations. It will be an invaluable and inspirational addition to the library of the more experienced botanical painter.
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Painting Nature s Details

Painting Nature s Details

A practical guide to painting nature's flora and fauna from award-winning botanical painting authors Meriel Thurstan and Rosie Martin.

Author: Meriel Thurstan

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 1849945454

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 799

A practical guide to painting nature's flora and fauna from award-winning botanical painting authors Meriel Thurstan and Rosie Martin. Recording the wildlife that surrounds us is an age-old art. The authors, in collaboration with the Eden Project, show us how to accurately and beautifully capture the natural world on canvas and make the most of the revival of this art form. Step by step, they take you through the whole process of capturing the essence of some of the most beautiful things on earth. From dinosaur skeletons and fossils to birds, butterflies and frogs. Learn how to paint the subtle scales on a fish, the iridescence of a feather or the lustre on a shell. The authors take you through the full range of skills and techniques you need to undertake natural history drawing and painting. Key techniques are explained with practical step-by-step demonstrations. Beautiful illustrations by the authors are featured throughout and will inspire you and illuminate the techniques you are learning. Painting Nature’s Details is a stunning book on an art form that is fast becoming the new botanical illustration.
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