Monday, August 27, 2007

Gladiola Sketches

This Saturday I bought some gladiolas at the market with the intention to sketch them. I did five one hour sketches, and here they are, in the order that I did them. I know they're far from perfect.. but I was limiting myself to an hour on each one.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

kissing dahlia

Here's the latest pastel. It's about 16x20 inches. I like this one a lot. :)

Friday, August 17, 2007

Roses finally finished

Well I finally finished the roses! I'm quite happy with how it turned out. It needs a name however, so if you have any suggestions let me know! :) It's about 12x19 inches.

Thursday, August 09, 2007

Inspiration for three roses

"Smoke and Mirrors" - by Dianna Ponting
This is the sort of light I'm trying to get with my latest roses.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

update to three roses

I decided I need to be brave and make some pretty major changes to the three roses. Still not finished, but I like the direction this is heading now moreso than before.

Thursday, August 02, 2007

still life with lillies

This is a setup I put on the kitchen table. Took about 2 hours, but it's not done yet. It still needs a lot of work. Below is the finished version... About another hour or two of work "in studio" from memory and imagination. Here it is again, how it's probably going to be cropped in a frame. If I ever frame it. :)

Wednesday, August 01, 2007

more roses