These are some studies of an Impatien that I did for a botanical drawing class. I like this one because it shows the one leaf with a tear in it. And the one below includes some of the flowers and a bud. I really enjoyed the habit of the plant – the way the leavesContinue reading “Impatiens studies”
These are some studies that I did of a beautiful iris plant this summer. I was trying to work on the form of the leaf and bud and also played around with some detailed studies of the petals. I wanted to see what I could do with colored pencil as well as some ink.
Welcome to my blog! I hope to use this site to show works in progress (botanical, wildlife, house portraits, pet portraits, whatever else comes to mind…) as well as other interesting sketches or projects that might not make it all the way through to a final piece. It’s always fun for me to see artworkContinue reading “Negative space studies for botanical art”