With the painting tips, techniques, and step-by-step projects in Flowers (Oil & Acrylic), you can learn to paint breathtaking flowers in oil and acrylic.
With comprehensive instruction, plenty of artist tips and tricks, and beautiful artwork to inspire, Flowers (Oil & Acrylic) is the perfect resource for any aspiring painter. Award-winning artist Marcia Baldwin teaches aspiring artists how to paint stunning floral scenes in Flowers (Oil & Acrylic). Inside, find information about the painting tools and materials you need to get started, as well as painting techniques specific to creating beautiful flower portraits and arrangements that burst with vibrant color. Learn about color theory, working from photographs, beginning with sketches, applying an underpainting, taking artistic liberties, enhancing backgrounds, and creating texture. With each step-by-step project focusing on a specific technique, learn to paint six beautiful flowers. Throughout the book, artist Marcia Baldwin demonstrates how the principles and elements of art and design can be explored and experienced when painting flowers. She also shares her tips for creating an underpainting and arranging compelling compositions.
With Flowers (Oil & Acrylic), you're just steps away from becoming a master in painting beautiful flowers! Designed for beginners, the How to Draw & Paint series offers easy-to-follow guides that introduce artists to basic tools and materials and includes simple step-by-step lessons for a variety of projects suitable for the aspiring artist. With comprehensive instruction, plenty of artist tips and tricks, and beautiful artwork to inspire, Flowers (Oil & Acrylic) is the perfect resource for any aspiring painter.
Marcia Baldwin is a professional artist in Florida 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 opened her own art studio dedicated to fine art. Formally trained in art, she has earned both a BFA and an MFA.
Art techniques & principles