Sketching Orange Slices in Marker!

Hi friends! Today I played with markers and it was fun! This was actually supposed to be posted for Sketchbook Sunday but I got busy and didn’t realize I forgot to blog it until 10pm and I was too tired to type.

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I was inspired to sketch these oranges because they looked so cool sitting on the cutting board. I accidentally bought Cara-Cara oranges instead of navel oranges at the store last week and this was the last one. None of us are a fan of this type orange hence it was still on the table after the kids left for school. So before I tossed it out to the birds (the crows like them apparently) I thought I would draw it. It also gave me a chance to try out a new set of markers I will be using for an upcoming tutorial.

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I am excited to work more with these markers. It’s ice to try something different once in a while and see where that takes you. I find when I do this I come back to my other work more energized and refreshed. It’s like cross-training for your crafty muscles LOL! If you have a suggestion as to what flower to draw for the in-depth marker tutorial please let me know in the comments below. thank for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!

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5 Responses

  1. Great looking orange slices! They look juicy. A tutorial on using alcohol markers would be great as I’m a bit sacred of their colour intensity! Maybe you could team it up with some poppies and closer to Christmas some hellebore with their creamy white flowers and dark green leaves. Thanks!

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  2. Would love a tutorial on Ferber daisies!

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  3. I would love to see tulips.

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  4. Wisteria – so beautiful and they don’t last nearly long enough.

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