Collins Learn to Paint - Flower Portraits in Watercolour

Collins Learn to Paint - Flower Portraits in Watercolour

by ElizabethConlon (Author)


Elizabeth Conlon teaches a simple and very effective way of creating beautiful flower portraits by first completing and transferring a detailed master drawing before starting to apply watercolour. This confidence-inspiring method will enable leisure painters to tackle a variety of popular flower subjects, ranging from a magnolia, iris and polyanthus to a rose, poppy and foxglove.
Key features of the book include:
Simple guidelines on choosing painting materials
Practical advice on a variety of watercolour techniques
Detailed instructions on making and using master drawings
Stage-by-stage painting demonstrations of popular botanical subjects.
The book is beautifully illustrated with Elizabeth's botanical illustrations and is ideal for all those new to this distinctive style of painting.


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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 64
Edition: (Relaunch)
Publisher: Collins
Published: 05 Sep 2005

ISBN 10: 0007199112
ISBN 13: 9780007199112

Author Bio
Elizabeth Conlon was born in Dublin and has lived in Dorset since 1966. She studied at the Central School of Art in London. Elizabeth is a member of the Society of Botanical Artists, who hold their Annual Exhibition at Westminster Central Hall each Spring. She has had three one-person exhibitions and is a regular exhibitor at the Mall Galleries, London, with the Royal Society of Marine Artists, the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours.