Colored pencil May 2009 Challenge, 8x10, Mi Teintes stone paper.
Monthly Oil Pastel Challenge 2009, 6x9, Mi Teintes steel blue paper.
Koi, colored pencil on Artagain black paper, 8 x 10.
From Fort Worth Botanical Gardens, my own reference photographs. Most of my subjects are from my own photograph, but not the challenges shown above.
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