I decided to try a botanical life drawing, rather than from reference photos, making things up as I go, or computer game plants. This was the first time I've drawn 'from life' and it was a lot of fun, although I needed to finish the flower from a reference photo as it was a hot day and it started wilting by the time I had finished the leaves.
Blackberry plants, although they are considered invasive weeds here, have really pretty flowers, and delicious fruit (although this one isn't quite in fruit yet). I had been working in the backyard cutting back and digging up a lot of smaller blackberry plants that were popping up. So to sit down and create something from this plant instead of destroy it was a nice experience.