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Watercolour Flowers

Handbook / Manual

Series: Ready to Paint

By: Wendy Tait (Author)

72 pages, 210 colour illustrations

Search Press

Paperback | Jan 2008 | #210249 | ISBN-13: 9781844482849
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NHBS Price: £8.99 $11/€10 approx

About this book

You have always wanted to paint, you have some materials and time put aside, and suddenly, faced with that scary sheet of paper, you need help. Watercolour Flowers is here to help you take those first daunting steps.Keen to paint, but your drawing skills let you down? Watercolour Flowers provides pull-out tracings for five beautiful floral paintings, along with full step-by-step instructions for how to bring them to life with watercolour paint.

A clear guide on how to transfer the tracings to your watercolour paper is included, along with a helpful section on what materials to use.

Wendy Tait's new book makes painting flowers simple and accessible, and offers guidance on how you can develop your new painting skills.

Watercolour Flowers helps readers to learn how to paint beautiful pictures. It provides five easy to follow demonstrations. It features step-by-step photographs and clear instructions. It contains six reusable tracings to pull out.


Introduction 4
Materials 6
Transferring the image 9
Poppies and Daisies 10
Roses 18
Pansies and Primroses 26
Jonquils and Daffodils 36
Clematis 40
Index 48

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Wendy Tait studied at the Joseph Wright School of Art. She now teaches watercolour painting to adults, runs residential courses and often gives demonstrations to Art Societies. She produces designs for publication as greetings cards, and in 1998 was commissioned by the Jersey government to produce a series of autumn flower paintings for postage stamps. She has also written articles and produced illustrations for specialist art magazines.

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