Michael Lakin's crisp, clean style and detailed description of his painting techniques make it easy for readers to reproduce five of his beautiful flowers. Six tracings are included so that readers can begin to render the delicate flower heads, stems and buds straight away with the image on their paper. Produce lifelike and stunning botanical artwork with this fantastic book!
- Tracings for each of the five demonstrations and one bonus tracing.
- Botanical art is precise and exact, and this book makes it easy to see exactly what to do.
Michael Lakin was born and bred in South Derbyshire. His early learning was basic but he always excelled in art. After leaving school he moved into engineering, becoming a manager, before he left to start his own business. Michael kept up art as a hobby and began to teach classes in Botanical Art to adults at Derby WEA. Since then he has exhibited in London and other parts of the UK. He has a purpose-built studio next to his rural home, where he teaches and gives demonstrations throughout the year.
Introduction 4 Materials 6 Transferring the image 9 Rose - Fragrant Cloud 10 Agapanthus 18 Tulip 24 Cala Lily 32 Iris Germanica 40 Index 48