This is a new title in Collins' bestselling 'Learn To Paint' series.
Well-known flower painter Ann Blockley here she explains all the basic techniques for painting this fascinating subject in watercolour. Country flowers are a very appealing subject for many amateur painters and Ann Blockley is an accomplished painter and teacher.
In this book there is a large section on the basic methods and techniques needed to paint realistic flowers - how to create texture, mark making and shading. Ann Blockley then shows you how to paint a range of different individual flower forms and how to build up to more complex paintings of flowers in the countryside.
There are many practical exercises and step-by-step demonstrations throughout and an inspirational chapter on colour and how to paint effective backgrounds to your flowers.