Happy Monday! I had a chance to work on and finish this drawing of a Japanese Iris blossom. I had bought a small bunch at the store a few weeks ago and had done some sketching at the time. I finally had an opportunity to add color to the blossom sketch last night. I justContinue reading “Japanese Iris Blossom – Ink and Colored Pencil”
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”
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.