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Day 16- 30 Day Botanical Leaf Challenge

Day 16- 30 Day Botanical Leaf Challenge

A Hint of Color- Graphite & Gouache Sometimes when I use gouache and graphite to do a painting. I do a tonal drawing first and then I like to lightly tint the paper with color so that the tonal drawing shows through. This is what I did here on this hickory leaf....
Squinting is allowed.

Squinting is allowed.

Botanical Art & Natural Science Illustration – Drawing Tip #9 Botanical Artists and Natural Science Illustrators are expected to see all the intricate details of their subjects. The more that is seen, more can be recorded. This intense observation is what...