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Botanical Illustration: Painting with Watercolours

Botanical Illustration: Painting with Watercolours (Paperback)

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NEW IN PAPERBACK The 2005 winner of the Artists Choice Award - now new in paperback - reveals the secrets behind her stunning and luminous plant portraits. Using simple techniques that produce breathtaking results, and packed with inspirational ideas for botanical artists, the chapters cover: The Botanical Artist: A brief history of botanical illustration Comfort and Confidence: The right environment, paint, paper and brushes A Technique to Imitate Nature: The wet-in-wet technique Flowers - Colour and Form: Projects and demonstrations arranged by colour, from exotic orchids to wild flowers Foliage - Colour and Form: How to capture the subtle variations in hue and tone Fruit - Colour and Form: Creating the three-dimensional forms, rich colours and textures of fruit Details: Secrets of the finishing touches Completing the Picture: Step-by-step demonstrations, plus information on framing, presentation and selling your work Plant Characters in Composition: How to experiment The Trials and Tribulations of a Botanical Artist

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt formsPainting & paintingsArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt treatments & subjectsAnimals & nature in art still life, landscapes & seascapes Publisher: Pavilion Books Publication Date: 01/03/2007 ISBN-13: 9780713490527  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Siriol Sherlock worked for nine years as a textile designer, specializing in floral designs. Since 1986 her paintings of watercolour flowers have been widely exhibited and she now works full time as a painter and teacher. She is President of the society of Floral Painters and a member of the Society of Botanical Artists, with whom she regularly exhibits. Her work has been exhibited in a solo show at the gallery at Kew Gardens, London and she has been awarded three gold medals from the Royal Horticultural Society. Siriol lives in Romsey, Hampshire.

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