Bleeding Heart

The bleeding heart blooms beautifully in arching sprays and produces pink or white blossoms. The flowers are locket-shaped and dangle from curved stems like a necklace.

Try these drawings on vellum-finish bristol board with an HB pencil. The tooth of this finish makes the HB appear darker than the plate finish.

In step A, use a diamond pattern to block in the lower part of the flowers. Once they are established, round off the edges, as shown in step B.

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In step A, sketch a horizontal, slightly drooping line to lay in the branch. ...

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