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.

Drawing Annie The Cat Looking Over The Hillside

Colored Pencil Drawing of Annie The Cat
I finally completed the colored pencil drawing of Annie the cat.

Yesterday I finished the colored pencil drawing of Annie the cat, and the photos below highlight how I created this illustration.

I have started trying a picture of Annie cat looking over the hillside.  There are two scrub oak trees next to her.
Here I began drawingAnnie cat looking over the hillside. There are two scrub oak trees next to her.
I am at the half-way point of the drawing.  The scrub oak trees have almost all shaded in.
I am at the half-way point of the drawing. I am shading in all the leaves on the scrub oak trees.
Meticulously coloring in the sky around the scrub oak trees was a time consuming task. This art project was one of patience and precision.
Meticulously coloring in the sky around the scrub oak trees was a time consuming task. This art project was one of patience and precision.
The sky has been colored in around the leaves of the srrub oak trees.
The sky has been completed shaded in around the leaves of the scrub oak trees, which always make me think of the backside of the San Bernardino Mountains.
The fur of the cat has been colored in during this phase of the drawing.
The fur of the cat has been colored in during this phase of the drawing.
Here I finished coloring In The Dirt Next To The Rock.
Here I finished coloring in the dirt next to the rock.

In this video you can see what the pink quartz rock looks like after I finished shading it in with oil pastels. There are many pink quartz rocks like this one up in the San Bernardino Mountains.

The Bobby The Cat Painting

The Bobby Cat Painting

On Wednesday of last week I finished the Bobby the cat painting. I created this painting of Bobby the cat with oil paints, and she is sniffing her favorite little cedar tree in it.