Jan 30, 2012

January 2012: Hiking and why this tree looks strange.

January 2012: Hiking by apple-pine
January 2012: Hiking, a photo by apple-pine on Flickr.
I know, I know - it's not really working - I tried to have too many dark-on-dark layers of color and paper did not survive it - this is a lesson: use sketchbook with watercolor paper next time, please!

But hike was great and I will be back to draw this tree standing between two rocks on the very ridge!

Sketchbook #112: Magnolia Flowers in Gouache

I love all kinds of magnolias - from the gentlest flowers whose shape follows the wind to strong cups of pure white color to a thick-petale...