The Heart Tree Valentine Card

The other day I decided to create a heart tree card for Valentine’s Day.

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On the handmade card I drew a heart tree with Mount Baldy as the background.

Heart Tree Card

The sky was colored in with a lavendar colored pencil.

Heart Tree Card

 

In this phase of the drawing I colored in Mount Baldy with a violet-blue colored pencil.

Heart Tree Card

During this phase of the sketch I colored in the valley below Mount Baldy, and the area surrounding the heart tree.

Making A Heart Card

 

Here I have almost finished coloring in the foreground surrounding the heart tree, which is an abstract version of the palm trees that I see everyday.

 

The Heart Tree Card

 

 

The heart tree card is now complete.  It was a fun Valentine’s Day card illustration, and I hope this posts inspires you to create something that you find meaningful.  One of my favorite parts of this illustration is how I created white heart clouds in the sky, giving this card a whimiscal effect.  I hope you have a Happy Valentine’s Day!

 

 

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