365 Days of Art: Day 303 – Finished the Rose!

The challenge: Create some form of visual art, no matter how small, each day for a full year.

I’ve finally finished this Rose. Anymore graphite and I would be overworking it. I think the biggest lesson I’ve learned in this one is keeping my values consistent. Choosing high-contrast picture helps. I ended up deciding not to do a background. I will figure out how those work later. Anyway, here it is:

Here is the reference photo:

Have a great evening!

About M. B. Weston

M. B. Weston is an award-winning fantasy, pulp, young adult, steampunk, and paranormal author. Her attention to procedure and detail gives her works an authentic gritty, military feel that takes an adventure tale to the level of a true page-turner. Weston’s writing attracts both fantasy and non-fantasy readers, and her audience ranges from upper-elementary students to adults. A gifted orator, Weston has been invited as a guest speaker to numerous writing and science fiction/fantasy panels at conventions across the US, including DragonCon, BabelCon, NecronomiCon, and Alabama Phoenix Festival. She has served on panels with such authors as Sherrilyn Kenyon, J. F. Lewis, Todd McCaffrey, and Jonathan Maberry. Weston has spoken to thousands of students and adults about the craft of writing and has been invited as the keynote speaker at youth camps and at several schools throughout the US.
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