August 20, 2009

Toadstools in the woods

©Doreen Cross

This is a fun challenge that I did with Maria. It's Graphite on Canson paper 220 gm and is 30 x 19cm. I thought this would make a good wall piece. Check out Maria's Toadstools and other beautiful art pieces. A very talented artist. Maria
Photo taken by my husband Nev Cross. you can see his amazing photography here. Nev

19 comments:

Vic said...

Superb drawing Dorrs.....I love drawing and sketching Toadstools,so many shpes and sizes. Great use of the graphite to create tones and textures.

Dors said...

Thank you Vic. It was fun to create so many textures.

Sally McLean said...

A beautiful piece Dors. I love the textures, tones and shapes!

Martina said...

Wow Dors!
Again a wonderful piece that shows what a wonderful artist you are! Love it!

Dors said...

Thank you Sally

Thank you Martina. you make me blush :)

Pencil Sanity said...

I just love your rendition of the toadstools. This will make a most interesting wall piece for you and will give it a chance to be admired by others.

Dors said...

Thank you so much Maria. Your very special. Hugs

Teresa said...

It's beautiful, Dors. Your art is so refined and elegant.

DEB said...

Dors, this is beautiful! I love your light and dark values in this piece....understated and balanced. And you are right. Maria is incredibly talented too!

Linda said...

beautiful work too, You and Maria, must have enjoyed your challenge. Lindax

Wendy Mould said...

Good work Dors. It was very interesting to see how you each completed your pictures. You both have great values and interesting compositions.

Dors said...

Many thanks to Teresa, Deb, Linda and Wendy for your kind comments.

Oh yes Linda..we did enjoy the challenge and will do more :D

Lene said...

Yes, lovely wall piece :)

Distressing Delilah a.k.a. jenn said...

Very awesome work here!

pencilportraits said...

superb Dors, they look very fragile in your work as they are in real life

Dors said...

Thank you my friends for your comments, support and kindness. I always appreciate you comments.
I am enjoying art more every day.

Hugs
Dors

Gary Keimig said...

very well done Doreen

Dors said...

Thank you Gary. I appreciate your comment.

L.Holm said...

Beautiful, Dors! Magical woodland feel to it.