Bowles, Carrington, 1724-1793 / Bowles's florist : containing sixty plates of beautiful flowers, regularly disposed in their succession of blowing : to which is added an accurate description of their colours with instructions for drawing and painting them according to nature : being a new work intended for the use and amusement of gentlemen and ladies delighting in that art
Instructions for colouring, pp. 7-20
F 0R C O L OUR ING. HYACINTH. anuary. PLAE 1. 1CJOKKAYACINTHS are Blue, or White; others areWhite,, with a f gef Crinfon TheBlue ones are S begn with Bice, Ihadow' with Pru*lan Blue, and finifi with Indico. The lgt Parts may be work- ed at Difcretion, either leaving the ,and by neatly fhaing with Bice, or by laying it all over and heightening with White. The White Hyacinths may be coloured. in the fame Manner as the White LilIy. For thofe with a Blufh of Crimfon, a faint Tinge of Carmine muft be tenderlywafhed . over, and finiihing as dire&ed for the White ones. If Ultra- marine is tld inftead of the Bice, it will make the Work appear more delicate, The Stalk and Leaves are a bluifh Green, done with the fame Mixture as the DL. C YC LA M E N. 7anuary. PLATE IL TinHS Floweris a pu lifh Red. Its Stalk is reddn at the Bottom, and whitih upwards. The Leaves are a deep, Green on the upper Side, and a reddilh Purple underneath. C R 0 W F 0 0 T. 7aary. PLATE Ill.. ' H E Flower is Yellow; the Stalks a whitih Green, tinged with Red towards the Bottomi the Leaves aifo a very paie Green. HEN.
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