Redwood Forest ink drawing with lettering

Redwood forest flora drawing practice

This drawing is inspired by a laurel wreath and the flora of the Redwood forest where we vacationed. The top half is a grouping of coniferous things, found higher in the trees, and the bottom half is ferns, flowers, and berries found lower to the ground. Tools Micron pen Paper Mate Flair color felt tip pen

wreath of Redwood Forest flora

Hand drawn wreath of flora from the Redwood forest

Inspired by the Skillshare class Drawing pens: make it simple class, I sketched out the plants that were around the cabin we rented for our summer vacation. There was such a variety in the northern California Redwood forest, especially compared to what I’m used to seeing in the Arizona desert. And I wanted to do my own version of a flora wreath with lettering inside since the first time I mimicked the instructor’s version. And of course, I had “This Land is Your Land” running through my mind: From the red wood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was…

hand lettering of Serenity Now quote from Seinfeld

Hand-lettered Seinfeld Chronicles: serenity now

I’m practicing my hand lettering and decided to do a series of quotes from Seinfeld because it’s my favorite show ever, and it’s a funny juxtaposition. In the show, “serenity now” isn’t actually said from a place of serenity… Season 9, episode 3 “The Serenity Now” Tools 05 Micron pen

allover flora pattern ink pen drawing

Simple ink drawings from Skillshare class

From my homework for the Drawing pens: make it simple class on Skillshare: My blush and brush, with one of my handcrafted Pocket Critter dog toys (I seriously struggled with the composition here!) 2. A flora wreath with hand-lettered word in the middle (I copied the instructor’s design for this one) 3. All-over flora pattern with some spots of color (I pretty much mimicked the instructor’s illustration here as well) Tools Rapidograph pen filled with india ink Micron pens red Stabilo fine point felt tip pen