Zen Doodling Mandalas is designed to enable you to get maximum enjoyment and relaxation from Zen Doodling. Step-by-step guides show you how you can develop your drawing skills using various simple and effective colour and pattern building techniques. Packed with inspirational mandalas and bold, exciting designs aimed to encourage creativity and build artistic confidence. Special pages incorporating washes and special effects together with outlines of mandala designs all ready to be Zen Doodled.
Packed with advice and tips, this book will serve as a guide and inspiration to anyone wanting to embark on life as a botanical artist. It covers the development of artist Mary Ann Scott from modest flower painter to accomplished botanical artist. This book is both a showcase of Mary Ann's work and a record of her achievements, including first-hand accounts of the joys and challenges she faced as she progressed. It contains work from every assignment she undertook, from her first attempts at drawing a tulip to the triumphant paintings she made for her diploma portfolio. The reader can embark on the same assignments. Along the way are delicate floral compositions, juicy fruit and vegetables, botanical dissections, and her adventures out in the field. Margaret Stevens comments on each assignments are also included, giving an insight into the assessment process and an all-round view of Mary Ann's successes and occasional failures. It is a thoroughly useful book for any budding botanical artist who wants to make the most of their own sketchbook.