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The Manual of Flower Painting Techniques

Handbook / ManualArt / PhotobookOut of Print

By: Sue Burton

160 pages, Illus

A & C Black

Paperback | Feb 2003 | #147156 | ISBN: 0713666498
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About this book

This is a comprehensive guide to painting flowers. In it, the author discusses different painting materials and techniques, flower and foliage types and shapes, and also how to arrange the flowers to make the most attractive picture. There is also a chapter on how to frame the completed work. There are demonstrations in different media which allow the reader to follow an artist through the course of a painting from the planning stage to completion. The volume concludes with a gallery of over 30 paintings by contemporary artists, covering the whole range of flower painting and all the various media.

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Sue Burton is a well-known British flower painter. She was the executive secretary of the Society of Botanical Artists and she has previously written a book on painting miniatures.

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