Siriol Sherlock’s techniques for capturing flowers and plants are beautifully simple yet they yield remarkable results that earned her the 2005 Artists Choice Award. More than 150 stunning fine-art illustrations of both finished works and key stages of the painting appear throughout this exquisite guide, illuminating the instructions. All the various materials are covered, along with traditional and experimental techniques for painting wet-on-wet, capturing color and form, and adding finishing touches. Examine the details that go into depicting foliage and fruit, flowers in context, single stems, multistem arrangements, and even leaves and branches. The flowers bursting forth in beauty on the page range from tropical blossoms to a brilliant poppy.
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Siriol Sherlock worked for nine years as a textile designer, specializing in floral designs. Since 1986 her paintings of watercolour flowers have been widely exhibited and she now works full time as a painter and teacher. She is President of the society of Floral Painters and a member of the Society of Botanical Artists, with whom she regularly exhibits. Her work has been exhibited in a solo show at the gallery at Kew Gardens, London and she has been awarded three gold medals from the Royal Horticultural Society. Siriol lives in Romsey, Hampshire.Review:
Packed with inspirational ideas and valuable tips.” Leisure Painter
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Descrizione libro Batsford, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110713490527
Descrizione libro Batsford, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0713490527
Descrizione libro Batsford, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0713490527