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Flowers: Discover Techniques for Painting Fresh and Lively Floral Scenes (How to Draw & Paint: Oil & Acrylic)

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In this new addition to the How to Draw and Paint series, accomplished artist Marcia Baldwin teaches aspiring artists how to paint stunning floral scenes in oil and acrylic. First, readers are introduced to all the tools and materials they'll need to get started. Then Marcia shares painting techniques specific to creating beautiful flower portraits and arrangements that burst with vibrant color. Beginning artists will learn to create a variety of flowers, ranging from water lilies and daisies to birds of paradise and poppies, by following the easy step-by-step projects.

Synopsis:

Discover how to paint stunning flowers in oil and acrylic with award-winning artist Marcia Baldwin. Inside you’ll find information about the tools and materials you’ll need to get started, as well as basic painting techniques. Follow along with the step-by-step instructions to paint six beautiful flowers, including a dahlia, an orchid, and a sunflower. You’ll also learn tips for creating an underpainting and arranging compelling compositions. You’re just steps away from becoming a master in painting flowers in oil and acrylic!

About the Author

Marcia Baldwin is a professional artist in Louisiana who specializes in vibrant oil paintings. After many years working in and around art--making a living as an advertising designer, art teacher, art consultant, photographic artisan and many other niches--Marcia finally opened her own art studio dedicated to fine art. Formerly trained in art, she has earned both a BFA and an MFA.

Table of Contents

Tools & Materials

Painting Techniques

Color Theory

Working from Photos

Working from Sketches

Applying an Underpainting

Taking Artistic Liberties

Enhancing Backgrounds

Creating Texture

About the Author

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600582820
Author:
Baldwin, Marcia
Publisher:
Walter Foster Publishing
Author:
Marcia, Baldwin
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Art-Painting General
Subject:
Oil Painting
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
How to Draw and Paint
Publication Date:
20120731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
13.75 x 10.25 in

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » Acrylic Painting
Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Oil Painting
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Discover how to paint stunning flowers in oil and acrylic with award-winning artist Marcia Baldwin. Inside you’ll find information about the tools and materials you’ll need to get started, as well as basic painting techniques. Follow along with the step-by-step instructions to paint six beautiful flowers, including a dahlia, an orchid, and a sunflower. You’ll also learn tips for creating an underpainting and arranging compelling compositions. You’re just steps away from becoming a master in painting flowers in oil and acrylic!

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