Daily Drawing 94: Strawberry

Continuing with the theme of seasonal plants (and catching up), a strawberry plant. Not my best strawberry, but it will do.

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Daily Drawing 92: Cherry blossom

No matter what I did, I could not get this to look the way I wanted. Oh well. Enjoy a cherry blossom floating in a serene blue void.

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Daily Drawing 91: Fiddle leaf fig

Another plant I’d never heard of. I originally planned to do this cartoon-style, to hopefully get it done quick. But a few of the leaves looks weirdly realistic, despite the sketch being done entirely with colored pencils. Also, the reference pot was black, but I went with purple just because.

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Daily Drawing 90: Cactus

I am falling behind, but I still turned in this prickly effort. I deem it OK. I fixed the wonky pot by copying the better right half over to the left, creating perfect symmetry. Art!

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Daily Drawing 89: Pilea plant

I spent more time on this than planned, so I’m still catching up, but it turned out okay. The pot could use a little tweaking, but at least it isn’t non-Euclidien.

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Daily Drawing 88: Yucca plant

I cheated a bit after yesterday’s debacle, using Procreate’s line-straightening tool on the pot.

This tuned out a lot better than the other plants. Maybe going back to the old 6B pencil for coloring made me more comfortable or something. Also, Yuccas don’t have freaky/complicated patterns on their leaves.

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Daily Drawing 87: Rattlesnake plant

I completely messed up on the layers on this, so it took way longer than it should have. I also got the dimensions of the pot wrong, so it looked almost Picasso-esque at one point. I fixed most of the issues, but meh. I hate potted plants.

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Daily Drawing 86: Pothos

I hadn’t even heard of a pothos plant before seeing this prompt. I should have spent more time on the leaf textures, but it was already taking way too long, so here’s what you get!

Pothos plant

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Daily Drawing No. 85: Snake plant

The next month is going to be all plants, starting with a week of potted plants.

Here’s a snake plant that I did in a loose, sloppy style because that covers up for pretty much anything I want it to! Getting the texture on the leaves is going to be a challenge for all of these prompts because I don’t have any go-to brushes to get the effects I want, so I have to experiment–which is good, but also time-intensive. Weep for the amateur artist.

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Daily Drawing No. 84: Sleeping

The final people skills prompt is sleeping, which I did after finally finishing all of these (the last four I did all on the same day).

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