Raspberries – ink and colored pencil on drawing paper

These are some of the actual raspberries from the plant I’d been drawing lately. This was done on Strathmore drawing paper, not the hot-press watercolor I used before. This paper has a bit more tooth and so the texture if a little rougher. I used ink to do the base drawing and then colored pencilContinue reading “Raspberries – ink and colored pencil on drawing paper”

Raspberry sprig – finished!

I have finally finished this illustration of a raspberry sprig. This was done from a clipping taken last month, so there were just some blossoms on it, but no berries yet. I layered three different greens on the leaves and just added a bit of ivory over the pen work of the blossoms themselves sinceContinue reading “Raspberry sprig – finished!”