Monday, September 12, 2011

simplicity and a daisy

happy monday! i finished another botanical drawing over the weekend - this time a daisy, the birth flower for april. i was struggling a bit at the start with how to draw a white flower on white paper, but in the end, it came together pretty quickly and i love the lightness of the piece. i am also in love with the leaf, because if you didn't know, i dread drawing leaves. it is really tough for me to get them to look dimensional, especially with this one because the leaves on my daisy were pretty old and shriveled, so there was a lot of improvisation.

up next is a gladiola for august.


  1. Looks so fresh! You wouldn't know you struggle at drawing anything my dear. Gives hope to us challenged drawers and painters out here, LOL! XO

  2. Especially love this's my favorite flower. So what's March??

  3. thanks for the kind words!
    jenni: daffodil is the march flower :)


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