When commenting on one of my floral images once, Andrea Verstegen commented:“And it’s not a romantic, sugary sweet floral version either, which is why I like it.”
I liked that comment and decided to do a macho flower, where the petals were held together by screws and rivets, etc.
Catherine Walker will be pleased to know that this is 100% imaginative. I used to do imaginative work many moons ago and then stopped. After chatting with my Redbubble friend Catherine and seeing her lovely imaginative work I decided to start doing the occasional imaginative image … it’s fun to do and even more fun when I’m not sure how it’s going to end up.
I used Staedtler fineliners for this and coloured pencils of course.
It has four levels, which is my way of trying to depict depth. The blue level shows traces of my love of Celtic art, as shown in this old drawing of mine from 1983: