Monday, June 15, 2009

Study of a Lemon Tree by Frederick Leighton

Pencil on Paper, 21 x 15 1/2 inches

I've always liked this beautiful study by Frederick Leighton. It's so soft and detailed. I also like his little study of a snail on the left side. I have attempted to do detailed drawings of trees from life, it's definitely challenging but very enjoyable. The wind and sun are always moving and changing them but it's so relaxing to observe.

I've been in the preparatory stages of a new painting. Right now I'm working on a composition. I'm anxious to be settled on a layout. I can't wait to start putting down color.

1 comment:

  1. Beautifull Leah--- I can't wait to see the new composition. :)