Painting Ginkgo Leaves And Making Patterns

πŸŒΏπŸŒ³πŸ’š HELLO DARLINGS! I ALWAYS REMEMBER WHERE I’VE SEEN THIS KIND OF TREE WITH ITS SHAPE AND LEAVES THAT I ADORE.

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ginkgo watercolour sketch
Ginkgo watercolour sketch

Hi there how are you?

I love ginkgo leaves, speciality at this time of year. The leaves turn from green to yellow and lovely pale oranges.

I picked a few fallen leaves one day last week and brought them home to draw. It was just a sketch drawn with a fine liner. I scanned them into the computer for later and then coloured them with watercolour.

Later in the week I signed up for a class by Bonnie Christine. She is teaching a free 5 day class on pattern making in illustrator. I know the basics of pattern making but every time I take one of these classes I pick up a few hints, tips and techniques that make this epic program easier to understand.

Since I’d drawn the line work for the ginkgo earlier I decided to use them to make the pattern and I…

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9 responses to “Painting Ginkgo Leaves And Making Patterns

  1. these are my favorite trees/leaves. imagine how excited I was when I bought my new home and there was a beautiful ginkgo out front waiting for me. I love your art

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  2. These are beautiful. They look like little fans.

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  3. mmerce60

    Very cute the drawing of Ginkgo leaves! 🎨

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