How to Draw a Butterfly on a Flower in Pen and Ink

Skill Level : 1 Beginner, 2 Intermediate

Medium : Pen and Ink Drawing

Subject : Flowers

Tutor : Dennis Clark

Class Length : 1 hour 15 minutes

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Class Description

Due to the large scale use of pesticides, many communities of butterflies and other useful insects have been drastically reduced. 60 years ago butterflies were in abundance and everywhere. For this class we will draw one of these beautiful creatures in pen and ink.

In this lesson you will learn:

1 How to draw light petals
2. How to add the flower center
3. The various textures in the butterfly
4. How not to copy the photograph exactly.

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About Dennis Clark

Dennis has been drawing and painting for most of his life (since 1944) and shortly after that in watercolours. During WWII there were no art books so to speak, so he had to teach himself through experimentation, sweat and tears. He teaches the following mediums online - Watercolours, Pastels, Acrylics, Pencil, Pastels, Pen and Ink and Oils.
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