Saturday, April 30, 2011

Almond Blossoms Step-by-Step

Here's the series of pictures that outlines the process. There was a lot of detail, but not as much as my Starry Night imitation, so it took some concentration. I feel that the night, though enjoyable as it was, would have been more so without the drunk ladies sitting by me. Well, that and the double vision I've been experiencing. I couldn't tell what the teacher was doing because from where I sat, she had LOTS of branches and flowers. Upon closer inspection, she didn't have as many as I thought. More about the vision thing later. Now, without further [edited to say "ado" for you, my love]:

First, the background:

Then, the chunky branches:

Then the little branches:

Applied a little light brown to highlight the branches:

Then some light light green that you may not even be able to see, but it added yet another color dimension to the branches:

Then add a splash of white flowers with yellow centers and a signature for the final masterpiece:

The artists, bleary-eyed at 11 p.m. (at least I was, anyway):

I love Sips N Strokes. Thank you youngest sister-in-law for the gift card! I love that my family takes care of my creative interests. :)



Elijah said...

Shouldn't it be "further ado?"

Beaver said...

Hey, don't pick at me this morning. My alarm clock sounded way earlier than I wanted and he wouldn't go back to sleep. It's a good thing he's cute. He sat next to me watching Super Nanny with me for about 20 minutes, but wouldn't sleep. Boooo.