Joan Lok has won numerous awards internationally for her luminous floral paintings. Her work has been published in The Best of Flower Paintings, Strokes of Genius 2, and other art collections. She taught Asian American Arts at the University of Maryland, and conducts workshops across America.
"Artist Lok introduces readers to traditional styles of Chinese
brush flower painting, which are a bit freer than that of English
garden botanical painting. A handy visual directory of flowers
allows readers to choose exercises by plant or color scheme.
VERDICT: This guide will appeal to flower fans of any skill