Roses and the Fine Art of China Painting by Sonie Ames
This is an excellent book for china painters of any skill and experience level. Sonie Ames was one of the leading china painters of the last 50 years and her expertise will help any painter to master rose painting. Sonie covers basic materials, backgrounds, scrolling, design adaptation and gives great detail on the painting of stems and leaves, open roses,pink roses, white roses, yellow roses, double roses, wild roses, etc. With 22 color studies and dozens of black and white illustrations, this book will help anyone improve on painting beautiful roses. 77 pages and spiral bound.