Is it natural to post your Illustration Friday submission on the following Thursday…? Ah, well, it’s been busy here, and that’s the natural truth. I’ve been working on more botanical/nature subjects, so at least I had a few things ready for this week’s theme, “Natural.”
These are studies — one watercolor, the other pen and ink — in my almost-finished Stillman & Birn Beta sketchbook. (I’m going to try the Zeta next, I think. The paper’s 180# and smooth and gorgeous; I’m excited to try it out.) And in another vein (and another sketchbook), here’s a more stylized ink and watercolor and colored pencil piece:
Which reminds me — I ought to go water the garden!