Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Flower of the Month: Daffodil

Hello all,

I can't believe another month is behind us.  Today I'm here to celebrate March's Flower of the month: Daffodils.    We have had a mild winter here in upstate New York.  I'm hoping we will start to see these beautiful flowers pop up soon!

This digi from Lila Grey is beautiful and simple.   When I set out to color this image, I spent quite a bit of time picking out yellows.  I wanted something bright but not neon.    My favorite yellow combination is Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17.  To help soften these bright yellows I also included Y00.   For the greens, I selected YG61, YG63, YG67 and G99 to give the stems and leaves and olive look.

I kept the colors simple this month, but I really focused on shading.  I really wanted to bring the flower to life.   Once the image was dry, I did go add some additional shadows with the G99.  I love the texture it added to the leaves.

Thank you for visiting. With any luck we will be seeing daffodils soon!!

Copics used:
Yellow: Y00, Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17
Green: YG61, YG63, YG67, G99


  1. A beautiful card that started my day with sunshine in my heart even though there is no sunshine outside. Thanks!