Another beautiful adition to your great gallery Carole

I agree with Petra. I immediately saw this was one of yours, Carole. Stunning!

Absolutely gorgeous, Carole! This is such a difficult flower to paint, and you've done a superb job with the tones, the very subtle changes in shades and the complicated folds of the petals. Beautifully captured!

This is super Carole, well done indeed!

Excellent painting Carole, it's beautiful.

Great study Carole - love the way you caught the picotee effect.

I have a feeling this took you some time with the level of detail you have achieved in those stunning petals, the foreshortening is brilliant!

Thanks all for taking the time to comment with such kind words, I really appreciate it. Yes Lesley the petals were a headache! Seok, it took me ages to find the right tones for shading so many thanks for noticing.

You chose a difficult medium to use, as it is so hard to get such a delicate effect with pencils but it is beautiful. Well done :)

Missed this one Carole - A lovely flower, such detail with the frilly petals and the shading too. Beautiful!

A real cracker Carole, fabulous work.

Thank you Sarah, Glennis and Val, very kind of you all to comment.

Absolutely love you botanical drawings Carole, you use coloured pencil here i see, you have lovely delicate touch, thanks so much for your kind comment on my Wednesday cat pastel drawing I just posted today, very much appreciated, always good to get comments isn't it, we all need to know how we are progressing over time

Hi Carole love this carnation, gorgeous colours, thanks for your kind comment on my dog pastel portrait of the Golden Labrador, glad you like the smile on it's face

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Coloured pencil. Carnation 'Picotee'. Another go at coloured pencil

About the Artist
Carole Swingler

Self- taught artist, I have dabbled in watercolours for many years on and off. My first love is flower painting in watercolour. Now trying many different media including acrylic inks, gouache, all types of pencils to try loose-ish semi abstract images.

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