Hyacinth revisitted

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Bamboo dip-pen pen and water-brush, dilute Lexington grey ink, watercolour, A4 – 20 minutes each

Once the hyacinth that I drew a few weeks ago was in full bloom the fragrance/smell became too much, so it went outside. It survived the recent storms intact, and as the smell’s subsided it’s back on my desk. I drew it using a bamboo dip-pen (more lovely thick grey lines), added some shading, and finally a colour wash a few days later. I think I prefer the uncoloured version…

About Ed Mostly

Enthusiastic daily sketcher based in Bath Uk
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