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Flowers (Drawing Masterclass)by Margaret Eggleton
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This high-level drawing series showcases the work of renowned artists and shares their expertise so that those committed to excellent drawing can hone their skills, and beginners can find inspiration and detailed advice. Each title includes beautiful step-by-step projects and the materials and techniques used.
An in-depth study of flower drawing, this high-level drawing book is aimed at honing the skills of those already familiar with drawing. Renowned artist Margaret Eggleton shares her expertise and love of flower drawing, covering the history of the discipline and providing detailed advice on studies of single flower types, mixed-flower bouquets, blossoms, leaves, stems, dried flowers, flowers in containers, and flowers in natural landscapes. The book offers technical instruction on topics such as shading, lost and found edges, using sketchbooks and photographs, and a variety of media, including graphite pencils and sticks, conté crayons, dip pen and ink, and artists pens. With 12 beautiful step-by-step demonstrations and plenty of finished examples, this guide will appeal to those seeking to extend their skills.
Margaret Eggleton shares her passion for drawing flowers in this inspiring and practical guide. She demonstrates drawing techniques in easy to follow stages, giving advice on looking at the flower not the paper while drawing, as well as shading, petal shapes, leaves, stems and more. She shows step by step how to draw a fantastic selection of popular flowers including hollyhocks, lilies, sunflowers, tulips, gladioli and clematis, in a wide variety of media. She also demonstrates drawing flowers in the landscape and in containers. Suitable for beginners wanting to build up their confidence and more seasoned artists seeking inspiration, this book is a must-have for anyone who wants to draw flowers.
About the Author
Margaret Eggleton is an artist who works in a variety of media who has exhibited her work in the United Kingdom for more than 20 years. She is a member of the Society of Women Artists, the Society of Botanical Artists, and the Society of Graphic Fine Art, of which she is a council member. She also teaches adult art classes.
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