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The magic of watercolour flowers

The magic of watercolour flowers

Riley, Paul, author

Watercolour is the ideal medium for painting flowers due to its wonderful translucency and in this book Paul Riley shows readers how to paint colourful, vibrant flower paintings. He explains how to achieve exciting special effects in your flower compositions by using certain textural techniques, such as soft edges, and different light sources to make the most out of watercolour's natural translucency and create mood for your paintings

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Batsford, 2015
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Statement of responsibility: Paul Riley
ISBN: 1849942811, 9781849942812
Physical Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Subject: Flowers in art.; Art and Design.; Watercolor painting Technique.

Author note

In the 1960s Paul Riley was the youngest painter to have his work exhibited at the Royal Academy.  He has exhibited at the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, the Royal Watercolour Society and a number of private galleries.

He is author of Flower Painting, Watercolour Landscapes and Watercolour Workshop and established the very successful Coombe Farm Studios Art Centre in Devon.