Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Illustration Friday - Stitch


My illustration shows Betsy Ross sewing the first American flag. Winsor and Newton watercolors on 140 lb Arches watercolor paper. 8.5" x 11".

9 comments:

studio lolo said...

yay....I was hoping someone would paint her!!! Great job Laurel.

INDIGENE said...

I love how the flag flows, you did an excellent job with the flag! The colors jump out at one!

Nancy Bea Miller said...

Wow, wonderful composition and color!

Michelle Henninger said...

I love history, and your illustration of Ms. Ross is wonderful! The wash of the colors is wonderful! Nice!

Forever Young said...

what a great idea.

Crystal & Co. said...

VERY nice! I love that you show both the sketch and the finished product. I'm especially impressed by the textile and the way you've managed to imply folds with watercolor.
Great job!
ps: Thanks for visiting my blog

scribblesk said...

Beautifully done! A Wow!

Laurel Neustadter said...

Thank you for the comments. I appreciate them!

"JeanneG" said...

Great job. And creative idea for stitch. I especially like the fold in the stars area.