The Crowood Press, Quarto, paperback, colour photographs, illustrations.
The characteristics of watercolour naturally complement botanical art and this stunning book shows you how to make the most of this versatile artistic medium. This book guides 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 botancial 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.