This book provides an entertaining introduction to drawing flowers using a range of drawing materials, including pencils, colour pencils, graphite, watercolour pencils, pastels, wax crayons and charcoal. For beginners who have never drawn before, there is a detailed introductory section that covers materials, equipment and basic techniques such as how to hold the pencil and hatching and shading, through to composition, perspective, and light and shade. The next section includes step-by-step projects for 16 different flowers, using a variety of mediums and backgrounds. In this part you will learn how to sharpen your powers of observation; how to capture the beauty of a flower on paper; and how to reproduce its form and detail accurately.
Anne Pieper is a designer, illustrator and the author of several books. Her talents are wide ranging and include feltmaking, acrylic painting, fabric design and papercrafts. She is able to apply her technical and design skills to many areas, and is well-known for developing new creative techniques and for setting new trends in design. Anne lives and works in Radevormwald, Germany.
Information on materials, equipment, techniques, composition, perspective and light and shade 16 step-by-step projects in a variety of mediums, including coloured pencils and backgrounds Encourages observation, and the accurate depiction of form and detail