About Julie King   BA(Hons) Cert Ed CBM07

Artist, designer and tutor Julie KingAfter graduating with a first class degree in textile design, Julie worked as an in-house designer of household textiles before freelancing for several years creating fabrics, wallpapers and designs for ceramics; all inspired by her love of flowers. Julie lives in Kent, England where she now paints to commission, contributes articles to Leisure Painter magazine and runs watercolour classes in venues varying from National Trust Gardens to cruise liners.

Julies love for flowers and the natural world shines through in her paintings. Her style is varied, from delicate translucent watercolours to a free style bold ink and watercolour interpretation, for which she received the SBA Certificate of Botanical Merit.

Julie was awarded the Elizabeth Smail memorial prize 2014 (Florum)for colour and composition.


Take Three Colours: Watercolour Flowers

Take Three Colours: Watercolour Flowers

New. Take Three Colours, Watercolour Flowers, published by Searchpress, available from July 2017, Nine projects, using just three colours to develop techniques and colour mixing. All copies bought from Julie's website are personally signed by Julie.

Copies personally signed by Julie are available
to buy here at £8.99 + p&p

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Ready to Paint: Irises in Water Colour

Ready to Paint: Irises in Water Colour. A book by Julie King.

Julie's second book, Ready to Paint: Irises in Watercolour, published by Search Press is available. All copies bought from Julie's website are personally signed by Julie.

Copies personally signed by Julie are available
to buy here at £8.99 + p&p

Buy Ready to Paint: Irises in Watercolour

How to Paint: Flowers in Water Colour

How to Paint: Flowers in Water Colour

Julie's first book, Flowers in Watercolour, from the Winsor & Newton "How to paint" series is available. All copies bought from Julie's website are personally signed by Julie.

Copies personally signed by Julie are available
to buy here at £8.99 + p&p

Buy How to Paint: Flowers in Watercolour

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