Floral Illustration: Composition Meets Negative Space

Peggy Dean, The Pigeon Letters | Lettering & Illustration

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11 Videos (56m)
    • Introduction

      1:18
    • What You'll Need

      2:57
    • Creating Your Template for Negative Space

      5:19
    • Start Drawing

      9:57
    • Flowers and Nature Items

      6:33
    • Adding Depth

      4:41
    • Approaching Paper Edges

      3:00
    • Some Tips on Drawing Flowers

      3:42
    • Filling It In

      7:21
    • How to Handle Gaps

      10:17
    • Project Time!

      0:34
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About This Class

Weeee! Now that you've learned some awesome floral illustrations from my Botanical Line Drawing Class, or perhaps my book, Botanical Line Drawing, it's time to create a composition! Not only will the class walk you through a proper composition and how to appropriately overlay flowers for the best aesthetic, it will also show you how to use negative space to feature additional elements to your botanicals.

Usually it's the other way around and you're adding botanical elements to a lettering piece, photograph, etc. but not now! These florals deserve to be shown off, so let's go there!

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Peggy is so enthusiastic, never boring or dry!
fun interesting detailed very enjoyable.
Another fun way to,use your botanical line drawing skills !
Ann Krier

Art for Everyone !

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Peggy Dean

The Pigeon Letters | Lettering & Illustration


Hey hey! I'm Peggy. I'm native to the Pacific Northwest and I love all things creative. From a young age I was dipping everything I could into the arts. I've dabbled in quite an abundance of varieties, such as ballet, fire dancing, crafting, graphic design, traditional calligraphy, hand lettering, painting with acrylics and watercolors, illustrating, creative writing, jazz, you name it. If it's something involving being artistic, I've probably cycled through it a time or two (or 700).

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