Art Journal Pink Gardenia

Its Saturday & I am off to the races today, its supposed to be 26 degrees & sunshine so should be a good day! Here is page 3 of my Art Journal. This idea started from the photograph of a pink Gardenia Flower & then I just went for it. Enjoy & have a good weekend!   © The Little Leaf 2013

Congratulations to Carol Welsh from Flowers, Trees, & Other Such Gifts of Nature for winning my Valentines Day Print Giveaway! Thank you to everyone that entered, if you want to see more of my drawings, pop over to my Etsy store at: http://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtbyTheLittleLeaf Thanks!

Crocus Watercolour

This week for Shoot it, Sketch it I used this photograph of a Crocus Flower. I took this photograph a few years ago back in New Zealand. I picked the Crocus Flower as I wanted to play with the lines in the petals with my watercolours. I feel the pressure week to week of this feature – but pressure is good :) It makes me draw & reminds me of the various ways one can interpret a single photograph. I… Read more »

Hanging Flower Drawing

Yay I’m back into Shoot it, Sketch it after a few weeks without drawing. Slowly getting into the swing of things! I cant believe its New Years Eve – I’m so excited about what 2013 has in store for me! Make sure you come back tomorrow to check out my 2012 Blog recap :) This photo was taken at the Botanical gardens this week, I noticed this flower hanging down caught in the middle of a web. I love how… Read more »

Purple Flower

Its Shoot it, Sketch it Monday again already! I had taken a photo of this interesting little purple flower & I thought it would look awesome in watercolour. I’ve also added my own personal touches by drawing over top, I think its made my drawing pop a bit more. This new feature is a good discipline to keep me drawing & help me to explore new ways to do so. Hop over to Clouds of Colour to check out Bec’s Shoot it, Sketch it for today. We… Read more »