Painting Floral Botanicals

Painting Floral Botanicals

Michelle Temares

Book - 2001
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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.
ISBN: 9781581800722
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.)


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