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Painted Blossoms: Creating Expressive Flower Art with Mixed Media

By: Carrie Schmitt

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Betterway Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002035

ISBN: 1440336741

Condition: New

Do you long to cultivate more creative joy in your painting? Flowers are organic, wonderfully forgiving subjects. Each one is unique; you can't paint one wrong! Painted Blossoms will encourage you to welcome creativity with ease as you discover ways to tend the garden within. In addition to watching yourself grow through seven different stepped-out flower projects, you'll learn basic design elements, how to get unstuck from the mud, how to carve your own stamps, cut your own stencils and more. A sampling of what you'll add to your creative toolshed: * Techniques for creating a wide variety of ... View more info

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The Kew Book of Botanical Illustration

By: Christabel King

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Search Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003492

ISBN: 1844489477

Condition: New

Kew is eminent worldwide in botanical science and the study and preservation of plant species, and Christabel King has been doing illustrations for them for 40 years and is their foremost botanical artist. Here she explains both scientific botanical illustration and the looser botanical art, and covers materials, collecting and preserving plant specimens, drawing and painting techniques, magnification, using dividers, drawing from life, composition, light and shade and tranferring drawings. She goes on to discuss painting leaves, flowers, cactii and succulents, wildflowers, trees and plates fo... View more info