Thursday, August 14, 2014

A Trip To The Library

Last week I went to the library with a friend.  I borrowed several watercolor books but as usual I was more drawn to the floral paintings and decided I would do a few studies of the ones I found appealing to me.
One of them was this wonderful book by Adelene Fletcher.

It is filled with beautiful paintings and great instructions.  
Here are my studies:

Then comes the sunflower,

After several washes of watercolor paint, I used my watercolor pencils to tidy things up a bit with the details.

As we were on our way to the library, there were some beautiful lily flowers on our way.  My friend pointed out to me that they were her favorite flowers, and so I decided to paint this last one for her;
the stargazer lily,

I hope you enjoyed reading today's post.  Let me know what you think.
Thank you,

*linking to show and tell friday