Stop and paint the roses! And the tulips, and the sunflowers, and the pansies, and…When it comes to painting flowers, Sherry C. Nelson definitely has a green thump. In this book, she shares her secrets to painting lovely, realistic looking flowers. Just follow the step-by-step lessons to create 50 blooming beauties—from amaryllis to zinnia and every blossom in between. Once you learn the basics—like how to create textures and common leaf shapes—you’ll be able to paint any flower that grows! Sherry even offers tips for creating your own, unique floral designs. Although she works primarily in oils, Sherry includes information and colour charts for acrylic and watercolour artists, making this a must-have reference for every flower painter.