I bought a beautiful bunch of purple iris today. They have a bright yellow rib in the center that you can’t see yet (I’ll save that for another day!) I just love studying the buds before they open and then as the petals unfold. I did this study in ink and colored pencil on FabrianoContinue reading “Purple Iris Study – Ink and Colored Pencil”
I did some additional work on the main flower, the stems, and also the leaf. I think it’s finally finished. It’s been a fun project to get some practice with the colored pencils.
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”