Colored pencil with charcoal background
on 70 pound Canson drawing paper, 9 × 12 inches.
It’s a medium tooth paper.

Prismacolor and Derwent colored pencils were used.
I’ve always enjoyed drawing, but after starting college and taking a real drawing class, I am learning so much, but the terminology is still a little confusing.
The Canson paper seems a little smoother than the Strathmore 80 pound paper. I bought it to see if I like it better and I think yes, I do….so far.

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colored pencil, dahlia, flower

Comments

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 5 years ago

    beautiful work

  • Thank you and sorry this is a late reply. Somehow I wasn’t paying very close attention and was using the ‘add comment’ button instead of the ‘reply’ button so I’m sure nobody received my replies that way!

    – tego53

  • Marilyn Baldey
    Marilyn Baldeyover 5 years ago

    Very nicely done.

  • Thank you very much.

    – tego53

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 5 years ago

    Beautiful!!!

  • Thank you. I enjoyed doing this one.

    – tego53

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 5 years ago

    Wonderful capture!
    Welcome to Cee’s Fun Artsy Friend’s group, we are happy to have you with us.

  • Thank you!

    – tego53

  • izzybeth
    izzybethover 3 years ago

    look at all the colors on your Daliah

  • Well, thanks!

    – tego53

  • ShootingStars8
    ShootingStars8over 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much for featuring this drawing

    – tego53

  • lanadi
    lanadiover 3 years ago

    Very good work and so nicely blended! Very crisp highlights, too!

  • Thank you. I appreciate the kind comments.

    – tego53

  • ShootingStars8
    ShootingStars8over 3 years ago

    It’s awesome!

  • Thanks so much!

    – tego53

  • izzybeth
    izzybethover 3 years ago

    I love the simplicity of the single flower in your drawing. And the complexity of the color rendering is good. you have managed to really create the shape and form of the flower and bud. what I mean is I took one look at this and I “saw” the dahlia. It is beautiful…

  • Thank you very much for the encouraging comment. I drew just one flower because that’s what was in the photo I took and because I wasn’t sure about doing a drawing with very much in it. I’ve only done a few things so far and really need to venture on to more than just one item in a drawing.

    – tego53

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 3 years ago

    Very well done!

  • Thanks!

    – tego53

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