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007-052 - A rose for Philluppus by sweetmarly 007-052 - A rose for Philluppus by sweetmarly
Week 7 (17 February 2013) of my 52 week drawing challenge.

:iconphilluppus: is one of my favorite photographers of flowers and his pictures of Roses are phenomenal. He gave me permission to draw one of his flowers and I thought that nothing would be more appropriate than drawing the rose of the very first print that I bought of his Pretty Pink series. I have bought four of his prints and you can see the original here...

9x12 fine textured scrapbook. Prisma coloured pencils in green, pinks and black (the sketch book is not smooth enough and leaves a textured surface when using a large amount of black).
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sweetmarly Sep 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks, it was my first attempt at mixing colours using coloured pencils.  
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aniwablue Feb 22, 2013  Student General Artist
Wonderful!
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sweetmarly Feb 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you. Philluppus has such terrific photos of flowers is was hard to choose just one.
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aniwablue Feb 24, 2013  Student General Artist
:D I can imagine that! Wonderful!
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Dolphishy Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful rendition, I love roses, and especially in drawings. <3
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sweetmarly Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks...surprisingly roses are not even my favorite flower but they are for me the easiest to draw. My favorite flower is the carnation....white with red tips. It's beautiful but harder for me to draw.

Glad that you like it.
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Dolphishy Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ooh, carnations are quite beautiful as well!
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A-Man-With-No-Art Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so lovely
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sweetmarly Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you...I am pleased that you like it.
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