The tulips have been trying to emerge in between the snowfalls of April. I’ve been growing anxious to get out and look for crocus blossoms and to photograph the spring hills and clouds. We’re getting more snow today, and no travel is advised. I’ve been working on “Green Grasslands Dream” while the white flakes descend [...]
Tag Archives: North Dakota Landscape Drawings
My 30×40″ pastel pencil drawing of the golden North Dakota grasslands is moving right along. It’s mainly the foreground I have to work on, now. Golden Dakota
I went over the foreground grass one more time, and I think I have finally finished “Grasslands in Purple and Red.” Grasslands in Purple and Red
I worked on the foreground of my “Grasslands in Purple and Red” drawing, and it is just about finished. There’s just one little section on the red grass I’d like to go over and refine a bit.
I worked on my Blurb book again, adding a vibrant photo of a purple coneflower and a picture of my recently finished drawing, “Dakota Sunset Dream.” Later on, I got back to “Golden Dakota” and made good progress on the foreground.
I’m adding more layers of green to the grassy hills of my new 30×40″ drawing. The hills are the major focus of the drawing, and I want them to really express that prairie feeling. Green Grasslands Dream
I worked on the foreground grass of my “Grasslands in Purple and Red” drawing yesterday, and made pretty good progress. I found just the right purple pastel pencil, a Gioconda, that went on just right. Grasslands in Purple and Red
I put the final touches on my drawing of the North Dakota grasslands today. With every drawing I get more experience, which will help with other drawings down the road. Dakota Sunset Dream
I’m making progress on old and new drawings of the North Dakota Badlands. Dakota Sunset Dream Golden Dakota
The grass is getting greener, at least in my new pastel pencil drawing. Green Grasslands Dream