just colouring

Copic wildflowers

thistle

It would be foolhardy to claim that I will ever complete all of the many art and craft classes I’ve signed up for over the last few years, but I am determined to finish at least some of them.

I’ve done five of Sandy Allnock’s classes and am part way through another couple — I really enjoy doing the mini classes that show how to create scenes from scratch with no stamps.

This one was a bit different though, rather than creating scenes, this is all about drawing flowers freehand; five different wildflowers.

sweet pea

My favourites are the thistle and the sweet peas; the thistle because it feels the most representative of the real flower and the sweet peas because they were the hardest to approach — the flowers are so floaty and ill-defined but the technique for creating them works.

There is a second wildflowers class but I think I’ll try and get one of the part-finished classes completed first.

Indian paintbrush

Classes:

lavender

Copic markers:

thistle – YG61, YG17, YG67, BV34, V05, RV17, V12
sweet pea – YG61, RV00, RV21, RV04, RV17
Indian paintbrush – R89, R29, R43, R21, YG67, YG63, YG61
lavender – BG72, YG61, YG17, YG67, V12, B34, B79
waxflower – YG61, YG63, R21, RV00, R43

Supplies:

  • paper and card:
    Neenah Solar White 216gsm

These images were coloured in August 2021.

waxflower

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