Paint flowers with feeling! You can paint watercolors that capture the beauty and personality of roses, peonies, zinnias and many more brilliant blooms--and achieve color more vivid than you ever dreamed possible with watercolor. In this expanded edition of Soon Y. Warren's best-selling book, she will help you: &#8226; Capture the unique shapes, textures, details--and temperaments--of magnolias, hibiscus, sunflowers, bougainvillea, gladiolus, dahlias, water lilies and more. &#8226; Use watercolor to duplicate and enhance the floral colors you see in nature, from subtle to saturated. &#8226; Create dramatic compositions that excite your viewers. &#8226; Complement your floral subjects with luscious surrounding textures (antique copper, smooth glass, rich fabric) and flattering backgrounds. &#8226; Learn fun and easy techniques for underpainting, mingling and texturing with 23 step-by-step demonstrations. Don't be a shrinking violet--express yourself with bold watercolor florals that have as much personality as you do!