Step 4 - Rainbow Bird of Paradise

Project Notes:

• With repeated touching, drafting film can pick up the oils from your skin, so always handle film by the edges.

• On a scale of 1-5 pressure, with 3 being normal writing pressure, use a 2 pressure for all steps unless otherwise noted. Lighter pressure allows you to apply more layers.
• Unless otherwise noted, a loop or scumbling stroke is used throughout. 

Strokes Used in this project

STEP 4: On FRONT, we will now work on the bract (the main part of the flower). Use PINK on the right tip of the bract, and then edge the top of the bract with a thin line of PINK, and below that a line of CANARY YELLOW. 

Edge the bottom of the bract with a line of LIGHT CERULEAN BLUE. Add a patch of PINK on the right side of bract, morphing into a patch of LILAC in the center of the bract. Use a light touch and overlap these areas slightly as you apply colors to blend them.

Color the stem in YELLOWED ORANGE, blending into the Pink on the right side of the bract. Begin to create shadow and depth on the stem by adding MINERAL ORANGE on the left side of the stem.


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