About this Book
This inspiring book contains 4 step-by-step projects, along with vibrant galleries of Moy’s work. The focus of the book is flowers in still life, in the landscape and as botanical portraits and it includes an in-depth techniques section showing how to create a range of different flower and leaf shapes.
Packed with colour and style, this gorgeous and inspiring new book from Scottish artist Moy Mackay delves deep into the world of felt painting. The book includes an introduction to Moy’s use of colour and texture, as well as a useful section detailing what inspires her and how she forms these initial ideas into a composition. There are 4 easy-to-follow but inspiring step-by-step projects, along with extensive galleries of Moy’s vibrant work. Unlike the broad range of her previous book, the focus here is flowers in still life, in the landscape and as botanical portraits and the book includes an in-depth techniques section on creating a range of different flower and leaf shapes, so that the reader can go on to produce their own unique masterpieces.
“Moy’s passionate use of colour and the deep texture created by felting are what draw me to her work. I also like the way that she concentrates on her surroundings for her subject matter her work is very free.”-Kaffe Fassett
Follow the step-by-step instructions to create 4 stunning projects and be inspired by galleries of Moy’s vibrant, colourful work
The theme is flowers: in the landscape, in still life, and as botanical portraits
The book features an in-depth section on creating different flower and leaf shapes so that you can use what you’ve learned to create stunning pieces of your own.
Table of Contents
Materials and equipment 10
Adding texture and detail 36
Essential flower forms 64
Flower study 86
Flowers in still life 94
Flowers in the landscape 112