Monthly Archives: June 2011

peony finished

Finished (for now): 7-1/2″ X 9-1/2″. Ink on Strathmore 500 smooth bristol.

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more peony

More progress on the peony… Because the range of values (highlights to very dark) in the reference pic isn’t that great, I’m finding I need to be really careful to make sure to exaggerate what contrasts I do see. I … Continue reading

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peony in the rain

I love peonies. They are, to me, just as lovely as roses. I finally was able to get a decent photo this spring: Here’s the drawing so far: I’m trying to concentrate on the total image… not just the flower, … Continue reading

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