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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback Matt laminate cover
  • Publication: 06 October 2023
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781800921207
  • Carton Qty: 24
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 400
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP: $19.95
  • Series: Paint 50
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Paint 50: Watercolour Flowers


From basic shapes to amazing paintings in super-easy steps by Penny Brown

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Book Description

Successful flower paintings in 7 quick and easy watercolour stages with 50 to pick from, you'll find your perfect match; whatever your painting experience.

Learn to paint 50 vibrant watercolour flowers in seven simple stages, with award-winning artist Penny Brown.

Paint 50: Watercolour Flowers is the second title in a new beginner-friendly 'how-to-paint' series, following the same step-by-step formula as the mega-selling How to Draw series. This book focuses on a range of flowers, from rambling roses to elaborate orchids. This clear, large-format book covers classic cottage garden favourites to exciting exotics, ensuring that you're sure to find your favourite.

The book will teach you how to paint over the course of 50 simple watercolour projects. Each can be completed in just 7 simple steps from initial line drawing to finished creation, using a small selection of colours and a handful of easy-to-follow watercolour techniques. Whether you want to create a hand-painted card, decorate your wall or maybe you simply want to learn the relaxing art of painting with watercolours, with 50 motifs to choose from, you’ll easily find something to inspire you.

No prior knowledge of watercolour techniques needed This book contains a short list of tools and materials needed to get started and a clear and informative guide to the basic techniques needed to paint this varied collection of flowers.

No drawing skills required The line drawings are provided at full size, ready to copy or trace and all the information on how to do so is also included. The line drawings are also available to download for free from Bookmarked Hub.

Suitable for artists of all levels With a laser-focus on just the essential colours and techniques, Penny Brown's years of artistic and teaching experience cut through to give you exactly what you need to succeed.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Columbine 12, Snapdragon 14, Indian Mallow 16, Camellia 18, Himalayan Clematis 20, Coneflower 22, Perennial Cornflower 24, Crane’s-bill 26, Crocus 28, Dog Tooth Violet 30, Early Spider Orchid 32, Sunflower 34, Waterlily 36, Witch Hazel 38, Rose 40, Arum Lily 42, Canna Lily 44, Slipper Orchid 46, Forget-me-not 48, Gorse 50, Marigold 52, Red Passion Flower 54, Peanut Cactus 56, Pink Orchid Tree 58, Rambling Rose 60, Siam Tulip 62, Siberian Iris 64, Yellow Skunk Cabbage 66, Cyclamen 68, Mexican Sunflower 70, Water Hyacinth 72, Geum 74, Lobster Claws 76, Trumpet Vine 78, Balkan Anemone 80, Bird of Paradise 82, Bird Orchid 84, Siberian Squill 86, Lotus 88, Pasqueflower 90

About the Author

About Penny Brown

Penny Brown is a highly-experienced illustrator and a prize winning botanical artist who works in a variety of media to capture the beauty and complexity of the natural world. She exhibits her botanical paintings and drawings with The Society of Botanical Artists (SBA) in London, Frankfurt and Spain.

Her work has appeared in close to one hundred books, and she has won several awards, including the prestigious President’s Prize at the SBA exhibition. She is also a member of The South West Society of Botanical Artists. Penny's previous titles for Search Press, Botanical Drawing and Draw 100 Flowers have sold over 30,000 copies in total.

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