Umbrella, ombrelle, parasol, parapluie, they all say one thing…sketch me!

An umbrella is easy to draw..right? DING! Wrong!

So many things to consider:   Convex, concave, round, shadows, transparency, folds, foreshortening, colour, patterns…

A good challenge!

..two half open umbrellas..

pen and watercolor on Fabriano artistico  watercolor block, HP, 23×30,5cm

Umbrella 2

..wide open umbrella..

pen and watercolor on Fabriano artistico  watercolor block, HP, 23×30,5cm

Umbrella 3

..two closed umbrellas..

pen and watercolor on Fabriano artistico  watercolor block, HP, 23×30,5cm

Umbrella 1

8 Comments

  1. There is something so charming about umbrellas. I’m not sure what it is, the skirt-like femininity, the carousel-like gaiety? Lovely colors and sketches, Ronelle.

  2. What a delightful series..LOVE.
    I have a board on Pinterest..just umbrellas..I like them:)

    A lot:)
    Appears there are square ones in France ..quite lovely too..$$$

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