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28 March 2010

Sunday Sketching 28March2010 "Orchids"

I'm trying to press harder when I draw so it will show up when scanned but looking at today's efforts, I'm not sure I have succeeded. It is much better if you click to enlarge though! I am still drawing from real life but I am very taken with some of the fanciful ones others have done. I'll spend more time looking at all of your work after I take my daughter to the art gallery. I am hoping to come back with lots of ideas. (And a fancy new blank journal for my CED2010 efforts! I can't believe it is almost full.)



I played around with my drawing pencils to help me decide which to use when. While not a sketch, it helped to produce the "Orchids"!



Hope you had fun sketching today!

5 comments:

  1. That's a great idea - my orchid is just coming into bloom. I will draw her next week!

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  2. I look forward to seeing it!

    Aren't orchids great?!

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  3. Looks great - Orchids are so exotic - I think maybe a challenge. I am having the same issue with my pencils, so I am trying to do darker than usual stuff. I think I will try out all of my pencils the way you have to identify which works best.

    Smiles

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  4. great orchids! i have a cousin out in san francisco who grows them! awesome flowers!

    Peace!

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  5. Oooo how pretty! I've been playing around with my drawing pencils this week too and loved using the different shades :-)

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Looking forward to hearing from you!