April 5, 2015

Orchid – Sketch

After months and months of my orchids being nothing but twigs and leaves – FINALLY they’ve burst into flower again!

To celebrate this, and to do a little practice with my sketching again (I pick it up and drop it again within days!), I had a go at drawing one of these beautiful blooms..

I chose the purple one (I have some yellows, and some variegated ones) as I know that I can get heavy-handed with my shading!  Perhaps next time I’ll try using coloured pencils to bring out the detail.

Still.. for a first effort, I’m quite pleased:

Orchid. Julia Barnard April 2015. ©crownjulesb.

Orchid. Julia Barnard April 2015. © crownjulesb.


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About crownjulesb

Gadget Girl, LCA practitioner, MBA, Scientist, TV/Film enthusiast, Music Lover, Geek, Nerd, Lunatic #Kaniac #Browncoat #Hiddlestoner #Cumbercollective #Fannibal - totally #Loki-ed. Wish I had more time to read, watch and write more stuff! It's a work in progress.




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