Drawing A Sunflower With A Dream Catcher

The Sunflower And The Dreamcatcher

Yesterday I finally completed my dream catcher colored pencil drawing.

The first step of drawing the sunflower was to create an outline sketch.
The first step of drawing the sunflower was to create an outline sketch.
The dream catcher has been drawn in the sky hanging above the sunflower. Mount Baldy has been sketched into the foreground.
The dream catcher was drawn in the sky to hang above the sunflower. Mount Baldy has been sketched into the background.
Here I am coloring in the sky and the dream catcher.
Here I am coloring in the sky and the dream catcher.
Mount Baldy in the far distance was shaded in with violet-blue and white colored pencils to create the highlights.
Mount Baldy in the far distance was shaded in with a violet-blue pencil, and a white colored pencil was used to create the highlights.
I used several different shades of colored pencils to create the verdant hills. Brown colored pencils were used to create the boulders. Mount Baldy in the far distance was shaded in with violet-blue and white colored pencils to create the highlights.
I used several different shades of colored green colored pencils to create the verdant hills. Brown and white colored pencils were used to create the boulders.
Here I have finished coloring the the leaf and stem of the sunflower.
Here I have finished coloring the the leaves and stem of the sunflower.
The dream catcher and the sunflower composition is now complete.
The dream catcher and the sunflower composition is now complete once the yellow and orangy petals were filled in.

This video illustrates how the sunflower and dream catcher illustration evolved from the outline sketch to the final product.

2 Replies to “Drawing A Sunflower With A Dream Catcher”

  1. Very cool, Sweetbearies! When I first read the title in my RSS feed, I thought you had drawn a sunflower in an app called Dreamcatcher. So, I was delightfully surprised when I saw what your title referred to. 🙂

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