In this comprehensive guide, acclaimed artist William F. Powell invites you into his artistic world as he shows you how to render a variety of beautiful flowers in pencil. After sharing helpful tips for choosing materials, shading with pencil, and creating floral arrangements, he explores drawing techniques with step-by-step demonstrations that feature his own personal method for developing a drawing to its fullest potential. And the lessons feature a variety of beautiful flower drawings you can both copy and admire, making this book a welcome addition to any artist's library of reference.
William F. Powell is an internationally recognized artist and one of America's foremost colorists. A native of Huntington, West Virginia, Bill studied at the Art Student's Career School in New York; Harrow Technical College in Harrow, England; and the Louvre Free School of Art in Paris, France. His experience as an art instructor includes oil, watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, and pastel-with subjects ranging from landscapes to portraits and wildlife. Additionally, Bill conducts painting workshops and produces instructional videos that employ unique methods of in-depth presentation and demonstration. Bill holds awards for his technical art, which has been used for major projects, such as space programs and environmental studies. He lives in Temecula, CA.