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Botanical Illustration By Siriol Sherlock

Botanical Illustration by Siriol Sherlock

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"Packed with inspirational ideas and valuable tips, award-winning artist Siriol Sherlock breathes new life into the genre of botanical painting." - "Leisure Painter". The 2005 winner of the Artists Choice Award - now new in paperback - reveals the secrets behind her stunning and luminous plant portraits.

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Botanical Illustration: Painting With Watercolours by Siriol Sherlock

"Packed with inspirational ideas and valuable tips, award-winning artist Siriol Sherlock breathes new life into the genre of botanical painting." - Leisure Painter

The 2005 winner of the Artists Choice Award - now in paperback - reveals the secrets behind her stunning and luminous plant portraits. Using simple techniques that produce breathtaking results, and packed with inspirational ideas for botanical artists.

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" Packed with inspirational ideas and valuable tips." -- "Leisure Painter"
"Packed with inspirational ideas and valuable tips." --"Leisure Painter "
Packed with inspirational ideas and valuable tips. "Leisure Painter ""

About Siriol Sherlock

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.

Table of Contents

The chapters cover : * The Botanical Artist: A brief history of botanical illustration * Comfort and Confidence: The right environment, paint, paper and brushes * A Technique to Imitate Nature: The wet-in-wet technique * Flowers - Colour and Form: Projects and demonstrations arranged by colour, from exotic orchids to wild flowers. * Foliage - Colour and Form: How to capture the subtle variations in hue and tone * Fruit - Colour and Form: Creating the three-dimensional forms, rich colours and textures of fruit. * Details: Secrets of the finishing touches * Completing the Picture: Step-by-step demonstrations, plus information on framing, presentation and selling your work. * Plant Characters in Composition: How to experiment * The Trials and Tribulations of a Botanical Artist.

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GOR010601018
9780713490527
0713490527
Botanical Illustration: Painting With Watercolours by Siriol Sherlock
Used - Like New
Paperback
Pavilion Books
2007-03-01
128
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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