Begin adding color to the petals using the lavender blue crayon. Examine and exaggerate the structures inherent in the natural forms. Start with a few key curved lines, and then gradually add more lines in between to build the forms.
Rub out your pencil underdrawing with the plastic eraser once you have captured the outlines of the main forms. The image is based on pure color - even faint gray lines would compromise its vibrancy.
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