Artists of all skill levels will find much to inspire them in this detailed and practical guide. Margaret Eggleton takes us through easy to follow drawing stages, and includes advice on looking at the flower - not the paper - while drawing, as well as shading, petal shapes, leaves, stems and more. She shows step by step how to draw a fantastic selection of popular flowers including hollyhocks, lilies, sunflowers, tulips, gladioli and clematis, in a wide variety of media. She also demonstrates drawing flowers in the landscape and in containers. Suitable for beginners wanting to build up their confidence and more seasoned artists seeking inspiration, this book is a must-have for anyone who wants to draw flowers.
Margaret Eggleton has been drawing and painting almost all her life and now enjoys working in various media. All her art work has a strong emphasis on drawing. She was a school teacher for many years and now teaches adult classes. She has exhibited locally in Surrey and in London for more than twenty years. She is a member of the Society of Women Artists, the Society of Botanical Artists, and the Soceity of Graphic Fine Art (The Drawing Society), of which she is a council member. She also demonstrates and critiques for local art groups.