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  • 128 pages
  • Beginner's Guide to Botanical Flower Painting
  • Michael Lakin
  • English
  • 01 June 2018
  • 1782213104

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Beginner's Guide to Botanical Flower Painting Clean, fresh and precise botanical artwork is within your grasp, with Michael Lakin s clear and simple approachMichael Lakin, known for his wonderful traditional botanical art, teaches you how to recreate the beauty of nature from first principles Using Michael s six stage process, you ll soon be able to reproduce any flower you choose in exacting detail This complete guide to the crisp, precise finish of botanical painting marries traditional technique with contemporary style and includes sections on color, drawing, continuous tone, composition and dissectionMichael Lakin makes botanical art approachable with simple exercises and a variety of step by step instructional approaches, making this a fantastic guide for aspirational beginners


About the Author: Michael Lakin

Michael Lakin was born and bred in South Derbyshire, UK 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 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.He is a full member of the Society of Botanical Artists SBA and a member of the Society of Floral Painters SFP He was awarded the Highly Commended Joyce Cummings Award for the portrait of Red Onions and he received a silver medal at the Royal Horticultural Society RHS London April 2014 for paintings of the Lifecycle of the Newton Wonder Apple