Flowers and China Study: Session 2

I’m about 4 hours into this drawing and it’s looking really good. I have discovered that the flowers contain a tremendous amount of very subtle values and in several cases the flower will disappear into the background. It’s taking a lot of intense concentration to see the values correctly so the shapes are not lost.

The Setup


The Subject

chris-beaven-charcoal-flowers-and-china-session-2-subject-061615 chris-beaven-charcoal-flowers-and-china-session-2-detail-061615Here is a good example of flowers blending with what is behind them.



Session Details