Wednesday, September 06, 2006

flower power


I saw this flower in a vase today and thought "Hey, that's how I feel too," a little on the weary side, but trying to stay sunny. I couldn't resist plucking the flower from the vase so I could draw it this afternoon.

10 comments:

heather lorin said...

I can so relate :)

Love the flower. What kind of paper did you use? Are those markers or watercolor?

suzanne said...

Heather- I used watercolors on watercolor paper. I haven't done it in the past, but I am actually considering doing my renderings this semester in watercolor. Have you tried this before?

Anonymous said...

Best one yet in my uneducated opinion. I wish I had thoughtful questioning/critique, but I won't overstep my bounds. I really like the color though, its very eye catching with the offset white contrast. It seems to have good depth…….SFordahl :)

Julie said...

Nice!

Jana Bouc said...

Lovely flower and I liked the idea of trying to stay sunny. Your signature is pretty too...it adds to the composition.

heather lorin said...

I haven't tried the watercolor. I usually do my renderings with prismacolor markers on vellum. Ink line drawing on one side and then I render it in reverse with the markers on the other side. I've seen other projects done in watercolor and they've been beautiful. Would love to see how yours turn out!

RachelRenae said...

Yet another example of why I love your style so much! There's always something beautiful and creative posted on your blog.

suzanne said...

Steve- Thank you. Your opinion means a great deal to me. I'm glad you liked it. Julie, Jana and RachelRenae- Thank you for always making time to visit my blog. I really appreciate your feedback.

Laura said...

Not only is the drawing gorgeous, but I WANT your handwriting!! ;D. Maybe I could just borrow it from time to time? Mine is awful.

suzanne said...

Thanks Laura. This comes from years of working on my handwriting while taking notes in class! Hey, I may not have understood what I was writing, but at least my notes looked good...right?