You’ll Love This Butterfly & Painting Book If:
- You love butterflies & want to capture them..on your canvas
- You want to learn tips for painting the distinct characteristics of different butterfly species
- You want to add flowers, butterflies or moths to your other pieces
Learn how to paint flowers that bloom and butterfly wings that flutter with this exciting book from Sherry C. Nelson. Follow along as she completes each step of painting process in this helpful butterfly & foliage painting book. Learn all the skills & techniques you’ll need to discover how to paint a range of flowers, butterflies and different types of foliage. Flower painting techniques will help you complete the scene.
Learn how to transfer designs to your canvas or paper and mix the right colors to create delicate or bold butterfly & flower paintings. 54 demonstrations cover a wide range of moths, butterflies and plants, so you’re sure to find the right combination for you! Create an natural and accurate scene, use reference photos provided here or create your own concoction.
In Painting Butterflies & Blooms with Sherry C. Nelson You’ll Learn:
- How to create complete butterfly scenes complete with foliage and flowers
- Tips and tricks for creating accurate butterflies & flowers step-by-step
- How to paint these exciting creatures in a variety of medium
What Our Artist’s Are Saying:
"This book is great. I have now painted several butterflies and the instructions were easy to follow. It has allowed me to make quality pictures that are worthy of entering into art shows and also I give them as gifts to friends and family. I highly recommend it." — David Hargrave
" Sherrys books are wonderful and easy to work with." — Joan Ross
Check Out This Excerpt From Painting Butterflies & Blooms with Sherry C. Nelson:
Transferring the Design
For each of the projects and vignettes in this book, there is a line drawing to make it easier for you to begin painting. Because accuracy is so essential for making your butterfly and moth paintings realistic, if at all possible, transfer the design from a photocopy of the line drawing given here, not a traced copy.
If you cannot make a photocopy of the design, you will have to trace it. Make as exact a copy as possible, every variation from the line drawing will impact the final appearance of your painting. Use artist’s graphite, sold in sheets in art supply stores, for transferring. It is important to use graphite that is thinner soluble, so you can come back later and clean off the excess graphite.
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