Tropical Blooms parasol, panel 1: leaves

The outlines of everything else are done, so time to turn to the leaves. As I mentioned before, these are pretty fiddly, especially the lower one. I did each leaf of the bunch separately, but I outlined and filled them all in as I went, rather than going back and doing them in stages:

Fiddly tambour beaded leaves

Fiddly tambour beaded leaves

I did the same for the smaller of the upper leaves and the bits in between, though I outlined the larger ones:

More fiddly leaves

More fiddly leaves

I then filled in the rest:

Most of the leaves done

Most of the leaves done

And added some detail in the variegated green beads:

Completed leaves

Completed leaves

 

The lower band next.

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