|Last year's century plant flower stalk (leaning)|
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Just as I'm lazy about bothering with a tripod when taking photographs, I'm lazy about bothering with a grid when drawing, even though I know it would give me immeasurably better results. Below is the jar of colored glass that was my model:
You can see that, for a jar, it has pretty complicated lines. But that's no excuse. Anyway, I enjoyed the time spent drawing, and that's the main thing for non-artist me.
Monday, February 9, 2015
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Big, fat purple clovers and bright yellow coreopsis are blooming among the varied tall grasses, with St. Johnswort getting ready to pop, but it was the inconspicuous flowers of the ubiquitous bladder campion that I chose for my morning meditation.
First the pure contour with ink, free and easy --
Then, with very sharp, very soft pencil --