I ended up doing something completely different to what I had planned. I've done two drawings of the sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) neither of which are the conventional view of the lotus
|Nelumbo nucifera bud and bloom by Katherine Tyrrell|
coloured pencils on Fabriano Artistico
I've been a big fan of the Lotus ever since my first close encounter with a pool of them at the Cafe Lotus in Ubud in Bali.
Two blog posts below which discuss drawings and paintings made on that particular trip
- When I turned the corner............. which starts
When people ask me about my current style of drawing, I often joke with them about how it took me nearly 10 years (as in YEARS!) to learn how to scribble.
- Outstanding performance - a talent or 10,000 hours of practice? - about my non-existent talent for painting in watercolour! Or rather my lack of practice!