Tulip – colored pencil drawing

I had a chance to try a version of the tulip in colored pencil. It’s a beautiful purple/pink color with white at the top of the petals. I had some difficulty rendering the white — I added shadows in various shades of gray, but am not sure it turned out very well. If anyone hasContinue reading “Tulip – colored pencil drawing”

Rose – graphite

I’m working on a sketch of a rose – once again from a photo. Best to work from life, I realize, but in terms of practicing shading/colored pencil work the photos are useful tools for me (especially with toddler interruptions!) The graphite rendering below is rough, but I want to use it as a startingContinue reading “Rose – graphite”