Watercolor pencils plus some arrangements
Sitting at the balcony, looks like it’s about to rain.
....and it actually does a few minutes later.
Starting to make some arrangements with leaves that I gathered earlier during a walk. One of my favorite things to do is collect various bits from the streets, usually natural specimens and then arrange them in a pleasing way. Somehow, this activity seems like it brings order and beauty when it’s most needed.
From the garden: dried gloriosa bloom, almost dried hibiscus bloom, coleus.
Watercolor pencils out of their box:
Starting to sketch and then add water with a paintbrush.
I don’t have a clue what I am doing, just experimenting. All I know is that it feels great playing with colors, pencils and brushes. By sketching, I study their forms closer, which helps me understand them better.
Time for another arrangement:
Found shell and pebbles
Sketching and adding color:
Then I wanted to see how it looks if I added a border with the sewing machine:
Do you prefer the first type of stitching which is more random or the second one which is straight?
Thanks for reading!