Hyacinth bulb flowering

I was given a Hyacinth bulb, potted in a tiny bucket with moss, before Christmas (thanks Daisy!) and started sketching it. I eventually captured two weeks growth in four pictures, a very primitive time-lapse sequence. In the last sketch the flowers were growing so fast that they’d moved again by the time I finished the picture…

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Fountain pen and water-brush with Lexington grey, watercolour, gouache, A7-A4 – approximately 20 to 30 minutes each

About Ed Mostly

Enthusiastic daily sketcher based in Bath Uk
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4 Responses to Hyacinth bulb flowering

  1. Gede Prama says:

    Very interested, Have a wonderful day friend 🙂

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