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Book Three Shading Technique Orchids, Tiger Lily, Iris, Hibiscus, and Daisies
Book Three Shading Technique Orchids Tiger Lily Iris Hibiscus and Daisies Author:Margaret Himler or Tri Chem No discrition on the back but here is two paragraghs from the book. " Shaded pictures in our book should spark your own imaginative interest in painting to the point where you will become color conscious when viewing real orchids, iris, and other flowers. This color consciousness as well as awareness of light and dark areas created by overlappin... more »g of petals makes shading with ball-point tubes your conquered art!
When painting orchids one stives to capture their glowing and exquisite colors as well as reveal the fine texture of each petal. The orchid family includes endless varieties of flowers in amny different colors. The most widely grown orchid is the Cattleya which may feature medium to dark lavender colors, white with touches of lavander of yellow. Some novelty orchids abopt yellow and bronze shades."« less