Flowers are an ideal subject for painters. They can be chosen to suit one's mood and arranged however desired. Even a garden of modest size can offer a profusion of subject matter. And watercolor is the ideal medium for painting flowers. This unique watercolor artist's guide offers easy to follow, plant specific information on how to paint over 50 of the most popular flower species. Along with step by step photographs, details and instructions for capturing the essence of each flower, the book includes information on the appropriate techniques and color mixes to use.