04 July 2017


BC Paperback

216x292 mm



64 pages

Search Press

Take Three Colours

Take Three Colours: Watercolour Flowers

by Julie King

Tempted to start painting but not sure where to start? Learn how to paint beautiful watercolour flowers using just 3 colours, 3 brushes, a plastic palette and a watercolour pad.

This book will build your skills through easy exercises, starting from the simplest of tulips and working up to a stunning rose. Clear advice and step-by-step photography will show you exactly what to do at each stage. No drawing necessary you can simply trace and transfer the basic drawings from the finished paintings, which are shown at full size. 

Colours used: cadmium yellow pale, ultramarine blue and permanent rose.

Brushes used: Round brushes size 10 (Large),  size 8 (Medium), and a size 4 (Small).

Book Contents

Introduction 6
Using the colours 8
Using the brushes 10
Projects 12
Tulips 12
Japanese Anemone 16
Geranium 20
Buttercups 24
Poppies 30
Sunflower 36
Pansies 42
Passion Flower 48
Rose 56
Transferring a drawing 64

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