Vibrant Botanical Painting

Jarnie Godwin
This lavish book celebrates the timeless beauty of some of our most loved flowers, and explains how they can be admired and captured in vibrant watercolour. Combining practical instruction with personal insights into botanical painting, Jarnie Godwin takes us on a journey of discovery through the life of plants from emerging bud to the final flourish. Jarnie’s detailed botanical content provides colourful inspiration and detailed instruction for every artist.
Vibrant Botanical Painting by Jarnie Godwin

About the author

Jarnie Godwin is an award-winning botanical artist who specialises in painting realistic, detailed and vibrant botanical watercolours. Her work is widely exhibited and is in a number of collections, including the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation in the USA. To date, she has also been awarded a Silver-Gilt medal by the Royal Horticultural Society.  

Press Reviews

Vibrant Botanical Painting gives the botanical artist a thorough grounding in every aspect of achieving a successful plant portrait. I appreciate the fact that Jarnie has both written and illustrated her book; her no-frills approach comes through and you feel as though you are in safe hands!

- Emma van Klaveren, Association of Botanical Artists'