Painting Floral Botanicals
Michelle TemaresBook - 2001
Some of the most commonly seen accessories in home decor are botanical prints. This book teaches readers how to achieve the unique look of these painting, using easy-to-find bottled acrylic paints that can be thinned with water to give a layered, translucent watercolor effect. The book begins with a chapter on simple painting techniques used in this style, including how to make color washes of acrylic paints and how to place the design on to the surface to make a good composition. The heart of the book presents 8 step-by-step projects on a variety of floral subjects, including wildflowers, flowering herbs, bulb flowers, delphiniums and other favorite botanical subjects. Readers, will also learn how to accurately render leaves and stems; paint borders and tes stains; and matte, frame and display finished artwork. Drawings and patterns accompany every project.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, c2001.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.)