365 Days of Art – Flowers


…..days 42 and 43

Yesterday I left the house at 8:00 in the morning and didn’t get home till almost 8:00 in the evening. I spent the day cross country skiing but almost five hours of my day was spent on a bus getting to and from the ski centre. On the way home I pulled out my phone and my sketchbook and looked up some photos I had taken of flowers that I thought might make good subjects for sketching.

It was pretty dark in the bus so it was a good opportunity to work on my blind or semi-blind contour drawing skills.

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Today I took those drawings and redrew them in a larger sketchbook, adding more detail and shading. With the rose I added colour with watercolours.

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2 thoughts on “365 Days of Art – Flowers

    • The skiing was a lot of fun. Something I should do more often. We did about 7k and if it hadn’t started raining we might have gone out again for a short spell. Thanks for the comment about my art. I feel the more I practise the easier it becomes.

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