Feb 9, 2012

Two Early Mornings

I always start when it's too dark to see what I am drawing - blindly. I like mornings - how things get lighter and gain color and shape - it feels a little as if my hand - by drawing - is responsible for this, is making ALL that magic happen :)
Other mornings are just plain dark and heavy, restless. Bird feeder swinging, brunches struck each other. It's hard not feel responsible for drawing those days - but then - may be I should - after all - it's magic too :)
February 2012: Early Morning

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...