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Wingnut
02-08-2002, 10:19 PM
Remind me in the future just how unforgiving colored pencil is!
(I like the ability to erase! :rolleyes: )

This turned out more like a colored sketch than a drawing, I'm not sure if I'm going to finish it or not.

Pretty photos though... thanks Arlene! :clap:

9x12 prisma colors on 50lb canson sketch (1 hour - I was late)

Wingnut
02-08-2002, 10:23 PM
lets try this again (I'm tired)

Luvy
02-08-2002, 10:32 PM
Everyones flowers are so good. I feel so depressed LOL

sundiver
02-08-2002, 10:41 PM
I would have been too chicken to try this in colored pencils. Great job!

Caron
02-08-2002, 10:42 PM
oooohh I like! This is a very refreshing! I read your description and thought, oh-oh...but man, this is nice:)
Caron:cat:

AriadneArts
02-08-2002, 11:21 PM
These turned out really nice. Good work!

Surfinia
02-08-2002, 11:31 PM
Nice job on the orchids with those colored pencils.

greencook
02-09-2002, 12:13 AM
Wingnut,
What's so bad about these orchids? I think they're beatiful! Good color on the flowers, and you set them off so nice with the dark background.
Well done.

Have a great day! :)

arlene
02-09-2002, 12:33 AM
wing they're lovely...nothing to be hiding your head about!!!

Shelley
02-09-2002, 07:26 AM
Wingnut....your flowers are wonderful...I think im the only one that cant handle a flower...I started out with this drawing and switched to rose in mid stream....mine was NO Where as beautiful as this...good job

Shelley

auntie_chaos
02-09-2002, 11:01 AM
Wingnut ... your orchids really are beautiful ... love the coloring!!

Wingnut
02-09-2002, 01:09 PM
Thanks everybody! your all very sweet :cat:

Lady Grey
02-09-2002, 01:23 PM
I can only agree with everybody else. Very nice orchids - only one thing that bothers me - the black background. For me (but this is REALY only my impression, not that you should take it seriously :D ) tha black background is too sad comparing with those light, delicate flowers.
Lady Grey

Gisela
02-09-2002, 05:11 PM
Originally posted by Wingnut
Remind me in the future just how unforgiving colored pencil is!


Doesn't look like there's anything to forgive! ;) It's very nice -- I hope you finish it.

Gisela

Wingnut
02-09-2002, 07:50 PM
Hmm... Lady Grey? My background is medium to dark-ish green, not black (I think your montior has different settings) You may be right though, it is a little dark - I was going for contrast to show off the near-white blossoms, perhaps I over did it. Thanks for the nice comments! :)

Debs
02-09-2002, 07:54 PM
oh that is sooooooooo pretty!
It's making me start to get annoyed with myself for delaying trying new things!
lovely work!

Wingnut
02-10-2002, 12:23 PM
I'm starting to like doing the flowers, they're making me work in CP and use color for a change. I've done the iris now too, but I put it over in the CP forum instead, so the CP pros over there could point out what I did wrong... ;)

Here's the link if you want to take a peek: Iris from FND (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=32399)

Lady Grey
02-10-2002, 01:54 PM
Jeee - I checked it twice - it really looks like black on my monitor. Well, I think it's time to buy a new one, so I can avoid such silly posts like the last one :D Sorry.
Lady Grey

Wingnut
02-10-2002, 04:06 PM
Oh don't be sorry silly! ;) no big deal, I just didn't want you to think I was any worse of an artist than I already am! :p

LOL!

Allan Jameson
02-10-2002, 04:34 PM
I think this is very good too....but I do find the dark a little too dark.