Sunday, April 15, 2007

Iris buds


I haven't been sketching the iris' because they didn't seem to be doing much. Then I came back from vacation to find buds! So, I decided this time I'd sketch them in colored pencil, and I don't know what happened. They haven't turned out the way I saw them in my head. If anyone has any advice for me, please don't hesitate to tell me. I've never considered myself good with color, and this is my first time at trying plants. It's a pretty bad scan, too, but you can get an idea of what I'm talking about. Off to check the blogs of others and comment. Cya.

9 comments:

Shelly McC said...

These look great!

Africantapestry said...

Just voted for you, beacuse I think your work deserves it! Good luck, will hold thumbs for you!
I think you did good on your iris here..it may not be what you wanted it to be, but its charm lies in its difference. Leave it for a while and look at it again later.
Ronell

Teri C said...

Isn't it fun to come back and find the garden missed you. These are so lovely. Can't wait to see the blooms.

Cynthia Padilla said...

You asked for critique, but I see nothing wrong with this iris sketch and not only do I have a garden filled with iris' but I also teach the botanical arts. And this sketch is convincing!

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Penny said...

I agree with Cynthia, I cant see anything wrong with this and I hope you do them when they are in full bloom.

aPugsLife-laserone said...

Pretty! :)

Lynn said...

These are quite lovely. I can see anything to be critcal of. Nice work!

Daily105 said...

All I have to say about your work is:

WOW!

Sue said...

I don't see anything wrong with them either. Looks like an iris bud to me. Great job!