Picture a Day #170 – Radishing

It has been almost a month since I first began drawing the radishes harvested from my garden. They are so appealing to draw-so bright and cheerful! But I realized that I might be in over my head starting out with a larger painting. I decided to take a step back and work on something smaller first.

The pink and red Prismacolor pencils seem to spread more than the neutral goldenrod that I usually draw with when I am planning on painting over it. Even the green seems to stay put better.

I took one of my 8×10 pieces of watercolor paper and drew just one radish to paint for practice. My first layer of watercolor is Cobalt Blue.

Then I added Cadmium Yellow to the leaves and stems. In my next installment, I will show how I layered red to create a three-dimensional veggie!


About Joan Marie Naszady

I am a learner, a teacher, and a naturalist who enjoys being creative!
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2 Responses to Picture a Day #170 – Radishing

  1. Akanksha says:

    good one…I think the coloring could be more darker…. 🙂

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