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Botanical Painting in Watercolour by Billy Showell
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Botanical Painting in Watercolour by Billy Showell - Hardback

Size: 228x250 mm

Illustrations: 500

Pages: 192

In this beautiful book, Billy Showell provides a fascinating and invaluable insight into the materials, methods and techniques she uses to produce stunning botanical paintings in watercolour.

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.

Over 90 step-by-step demonstrations, interspersed with numerous examples of the author's exquisite paintings

A detailed insight into the materials, methods and techniques used to create stunning flower, fruit and vegetable portraits

Billy Showell is a world-renowned artist, well known in the UK as well as the USA and Australia. She has won numerous awards and her work is held in the Kew archives and the Hunt Institute in America.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Materials

Getting started

Working from life

Observation

Drawing

Using a brush

Painting techniques

Troubleshooting

Painting detail

Adding pattern

Creating texture

Painting multi-headed flowers

Painting from enlarged photographs

Colour and colour mixing

Composition

Stretching and finishing

Glossary

Index

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