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Blue Hydrangea - Aquamarkers

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Green leaf background


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A flower from Bodnant Gardens, drawn and painted with Letraset Aquamarkers.  I wanted to have a blurry background to make the crisp petals stand-out so I went with a wet-into-wet approach with the background leaves, just adding the water, moving it around and 'guiding' it.  The water goes where it wants to and makes the painting for you.  The scan has 'bleached' out the lighter areas a bit, so some of the more subtle lighter tones have been lost, most noticeable on the bigger petals.
BACKGROUND: Fern Green, Spring Green & Mahogany markers.
BLUE PETALS: Royal Purple & Vintage Blue markers.

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Aquamarkers on 190gsm A4 Bockingford paper.

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Image size
4374x3000px 3.15 MB
Make
Canon
Model
MP520 series
Date Taken
Feb 2, 2013, 8:19:54 AM
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Seen your stuff on Red Bubble. Do you work from photographs?
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Yes, only my own though :) I've got loads on file that I haven't even had time to try drawing!!
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Ah ha! I have a weakness for traditional watercolours Nod 
Silerna's avatar
I love your works with Aquamarkers. I hope I can draw with them just as you can in the future! ^_^
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I think you can get the hang of them very quickly.  Be fearless with them and use watercolour paper and remember that I've only been using them for 8 months or so! Anything is possible... :D thank you!
Silerna's avatar
8 months? Wow....that's pretty fast! I'll do my best with my next work, thank you for your answer!
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Love watching your videos, will check them out more later.  Now I will have to get those Letraset Aquamarkers.  Beautiful pics!
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Thank you so much!
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*-* beautiful!
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You're welcome
ShanghaiSarah's avatar
Beautiful & very striking work!
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thank you so much!
TeaPhotography's avatar
:wow: This is stunning, and really neat to see the videos! :heart:
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Thank you! And thanks for checking out the videos too!
TriciaS's avatar
It was so lovely to see the videos!!!.....Beautiful painting!!
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Thanks so much for watching them!
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Beautiful! As tender and fragile looking as the real flower!
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That'll be the palette I chose... ;)
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