The Kew Book of Painting Roses in Watercolour



ISBN: 9781782216568 Category:


Immerse yourself in the world of roses, learning to produce your own watercolour painting that radiate light and purity. Published in association with the internationally-renowned Kew Gardens and written by noted watercolour artist Trevor Waugh. The rose has a special place in both art and culture across the world. Published in Association with Kew Gardens, this stunning book teaches you how to paint a selection of roses in watercolour; and showcases both historical images from the Kew archives and the author’s own extensive collection of inspiring rose paintings.

Guided by watercolour artist and rose enthusiast Trevor Waugh, this book begins with approachable exercises that explain the essential watercolour techniques. Particular emphasis is placed on mixing colours cleanly, in order to reproduce the purity, variety and beauty of this much-loved family of flowers in sumptuous watercolour.

This information leads into how to gather reference and compose your own paintings; which is then demonstrations through inspiring step-by-step projects.

Additional information

Weight 368 g
Dimensions 216 × 279 mm

Trevor Waugh

Author Bio

Trevor Waugh studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London and is now an established artist who runs successful painting workshops and holidays. Apart from his original watercolours, Trevor Waugh's work is also known to a wide market through his greetings cards, prints and other merchandise.



Book Type

Paperback / softback