Colorful Edibles! A new coloring book by the ASBA.

Hot off the Press! The American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) has published a wonderful new coloring book, Colorful Edibles. It features 28 pages of delicious line drawings by 26 ASBA members selected from nearly 80 submissions. I am excited to say that two of my drawings have been included!  You can find my garlicContinue reading “Colorful Edibles! A new coloring book by the ASBA.”

Raspberry plant – pen and ink

This is another drawing (done this summer) from our raspberry bush. I based it on the one I did last year, using part of the leaves, but adding more berries from an initial study sketch I had in my sketchbook. I wanted to include more berries, some fully ripe and some in the process. ToContinue reading “Raspberry plant – pen and ink”

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”