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This is my entry for Illustration Friday's "Remember" topic. These are Forget-Me-Nots! I will be doing two more flower illustrations within a few days to make a set of three, so check back! (OK, I added the other two illustrations, though only the Forget-Me Nots are really for "Remember")
I drew my lines in Freehand, painted different textures with acrylics, including some of cracked paint, (thanks for Claudine Hellmuth's book with some GREAT ideas and techniques!), then combined everything in Photoshop. All illustrations created specifically for this challenge. I was toying with adding drop shadows behind the flowers, but opted for these simpler presentations.
I seem to always do these late Friday night now, and somewhat lose my sense of judgement...
What do you think???
Thanks to all for the many great comments recently! It's very appreciated. Constructive feedback is encouraged!