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Carol Rosinski
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Drawing is essential.
Drawing is essential.

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There are so many gorgeous and royalty free rose photos online, that I thought I should consider using someone else’s photo to draw from. I talked about this idea with my husband who said he admired the character of my mind for asking this question of…
Imperfect Rose Drawing
Imperfect Rose Drawing
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After working on a composition of three begonias for a long time, I couldn’t convince myself that they were the begonias I really wanted to draw. My eyes kept flirting with these two small flowers on the rim of the flower pot instead. They were in soft…
Two Begonias Drawn In Graphite
Two Begonias Drawn In Graphite
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I drew this peony from a photo I took after a rain shower. I went outside barefooted and I can still remember how sweet the day smelled and how warm and wet the grass felt between my toes. I lost the color version of the photo to a hard drive crash, which…
Peony Drawing In Graphite
Peony Drawing In Graphite
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I chose this dogwood flower to draw because it has such a lovely sculptural shape, and it’s simple colors can be interpreted nicely in graphite. I wrote about my drawing process both to teach you what I know about drawing and to show my work. This is a…
Dogwood Flower Drawing
Dogwood Flower Drawing
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The Center Holds

Hurricane force winds blew over the Isle of Carol last month, so I wasn’t surprised when I found this swirled shell on the beach. I like the Yin Yang fish shaped area where the creature who built it must have sat before it let go of its home. I imagine it…
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So, I was drawing along, minding my own business, when I suddenly realized that I’d discovered a new drawing exercise that helped me see more accurately when drawing from life! I think it’ll do the same for you too, so here it is. You’ll need a circle…
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