Bright & Beautiful Flowers in Watercolor


by Jean Uhl Spicer

It’s hard to resist the beauty and simplicity of Jean Uhl Spicer’s gorgeous floral paintings. In this book, she shares her secrets for clean, transparent color with the methods she’s perfected during 15 years of teaching workshops.

Both beginning and intermediate painters will appreciate all the tips, tricks and techniques, including:

• Color-mixing charts for clean, bright colors
• Strategies for developing a great composition
• Fun exercises and mini-demonstrations for mastering shapes and negative painting
• Six complete step-by-step demonstrations for bright, bold florals, each focusing on a specific challenge

On every page, there’s a strong emphasis on having fun. Readers are encouraged to get loose and creative within the good design boundaries set forth in the book. Flower painting doesn’t get any simpler than this.

Jean Uhi Spicer is known for her striking floral paintings. Before recently retiring to focus on her own artwork full-time, she taught workshops around the world. Jean lives in Havertown, Pennsylvania.

8 1/2"x11, 128 p, hc, 240 color, 20 b&w illus., June 2004