rose study 1

An entire month has flown past since my last post, and I have no idea where it went!  I have been working, but just not accomplished much worth sharing.

So rather than radio silence… I’ve unearthed another unfinished drawing project from the large pile of such things that have accumulated over the last several years: another flower drawing.  (My primary reference is a photo torn from an old magazine; unfortunately, I have no copyright info. to go with it.)

Maybe it’s just that this is the season when so many of my favorite flowers are blooming, but I’ve gotten the itch once again to delve in and explore the shapes and contours I see in the shadowed/sunlit petals.

I was going to use a dip pen for this drawing, but was frustrated by the ink drying too quickly on the nib.  So, I went back to my favorite standby: 005 Micron.

Just a beginning:

some detail:

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2 Responses to rose study 1

  1. I love seeing your art in progress. Thank you for sharing.

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