September Flowers

September Flowers

September Flowers

Continuing today with drawing in charcoal, I wanted to use it to add depth to my work. I began this sketch by chalking in the negative space and then the flowers. It had some depth at this point but was dull. So I used watercolor and watercolor pencil to add color and then finally went back with a Sharpie marker to darken portions of the sketch in order to emphasize the vertical lines of the flower stems. I think I lost depth when I used the Sharpie, but it was a tradeoff between the lines and depth.

This is a charcoal, watercolor and marker sketch on watercolor paper.




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1 Response to September Flowers

  1. Beverly Barrett says:

    Love yellow flowers.

    Sent from my iPhone



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