Category Archives: blossom

Comparing flowers and sketches

More botanical sketching, this time in our back garden. First some new leaves sprouting from a shiny hazel trunk, then Japanese and Chinese wisteria flowers compared. The final sketch is a similar wisteria comparison study, but was done when I’d just started sketching … Continue reading

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Blossom

A sprig of blackthorn blossom sketched last year. Blackthorn has vicious thorns, but produces sloes for ginning. Spring is just around the corner… Fountain pen with carbon ink, watercolour, A6

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