Saturday, September 27, 2008

September Virtual Sketch Date

Virtual Sketch Date - September, 2008
colored pencil, Neocolor II, watercolor pencils on pastel board
5 x 7"


Ok, I know, long time between posts. And I have plans to fix this soon. But in the mean time, the Virtual Sketch Date is keeping me honest. Be sure to check out all the other entries, too.



22 comments:

Melissa Muirhead said...

That is just gorgeous. It was such a lovely reference this month and all the versions I have seen are just lovely.

kay susan said...

Oh that's lovely. Gorgeous colours.

Stacy said...

Lovely seems like the perfect word, so I will follow Kay and Melissa's lead. You have great form and depth in those petals. Very well done!

Jeanette said...

Beautiful work. The colours are so intense and fresh.

Sheona Hamilton Grant said...

I will echo everyone else: lovely work:)
Also like the composition you chose.

Andy said...

Beautiful picture with great style and technique. Really like this one.

Kari Gibson said...

Beautiful! You have got the whole thing sitting so well on the surface and those complicated petals truly make sense in your sketch.

shicat said...

Just beautiful. Love the rich colors.

Jennifer Rose said...

wonderful soft to the petals and great shine to the vase. Very pretty piece of art.

Ann said...

Wow. Stunning piece.

Rose Welty said...

I love how all the lines of the petals converge on your composition...you've really lead the viewer in. As always, impeccable work!

leslie said...

Beautiful, and clever composition crop!
Did you use the watercolor pencils for the dark background?
The background stumped me on my drawing, and you have a powerful result.

BMoon said...

Your work, all of it, is really stunning. Makes me want to dip my hand in colored pencils......

Regina Calton Burchett said...

Beautiful colors and great capture of light!! Very nicely done and nice composition too.

Sharon said...

This is exquisite! One of my favorite interpretations of the photo.

Gail said...

wow this is wonderful, rich color yet a nice softness to it, your crop pulls in my attention, fabulous!

Jo Castillo said...

Super work and colors. Nice work.

Marion said...

Wow what lovely colours and effective bit of cropping. Very good

Paulette said...

Beautiful work!

The Tile Lady said...

Gorgeous rendering of the Virtual Sketch photo...wow! I need to get to work if I will ever be "up to snuff"!!!! I am really awed by your talent and many others who participated.

Serena said...

Absolutely beautiful work, Rhonda! :)

Quilt Knit said...

I love the deep blue you achieved in the water. It is just overall beautiful.

Sherrie Roberts