Drawing flowers is something that really appeals to me. The 16 projects in this book are suitable for artists of all abilities but particularly for beginners. Also useful to the more experienced artist who is not familiar with flowers. A variety of mediums and backgrounds are used giving the reader and artist a chance to experiment. An excellent introduction from how to hold a pencil to the choice of materials and equipment. Good photographs and excellent detailed instruction.-Karenplatt.co.uk This straightforward book is a perfect introduction for beginners. The format is logical and the drawings simple yet effective. Anne Pieper uses a range of materials, including pencils, coloured pencils, graphite, watercolour pencils, pastels, wax crayons and charcoal, and takes the reader through everything necessary to achieve bright, bold and accurate flower drawings. With the detailed introductory section and the second part showing more detailed studies and demonstrations for 16 different flowers, this book will instil confidence into even the most nervous flower artist. Helpfully taking the reader through several different stages of drawing each flower, it diagnoses and resolves potential problems.-The Artist...