Adult Books

How to Paint Watercolor Flowers
Create Your Own Masterpiece in 6 Easy Steps

By Robin Berry

Subject: Art Technique
Hardcover | 160 pages | 8 1/2 x 11
US$24.95 | CAN$26.95
Publication Date: 2010-10-01
ISBN: 9781606521687
Practice flower painting at your leisure, without worrying about seasonal availability, changing light, or your subject altering in appearance as buds open or fade. This beautiful collection of 60 flower images by professional nature photographers teaches you how to turn a floral photograph into a watercolor masterpiece. Along with the photographs, you’ll find:

  • Step-by-step painting demonstrations with tips on special techniques and working methods, palette choices, and color-mixing
  • A variety of techniques that are clearly explained, from laying washes to methods of salt granulation and wax resist
  • Advice on bringing detail and vitality to your flower paintings
  • A handy hidden-wiro format that shows the photo on one side of the spread and step-by-step instructions on the facing page, eliminating the need to turn a page as you paint

No matter your level of expertise, How to Paint Watercolor Flowers will provide you with countless hours of fun.


Robin Berry has been a professional artist for 35 years. After 20 years as a nationally recognized porcelain artist, Robin changed direction to painting, focusing exclusively on transparent watercolor. Today, her flower paintings regularly win awards in national shows. Robin lives and works in Minneapolis, Minnesota.