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Bougainvillea Barbara Karst - the Leaf

This is a drawing of a Bougainvillea leaf – the shading is done with stippling or tiny dots created with the point of a pencil.


Water birch - the VEINS

My first posting of the water birch leaf included the secondary veins. Continuing work on this line drawing of the leaf by adding the tertiary veins. 6 more words


Water birch tree leaf

Note to self – specimens shrink as they dry.


Using that sharpened pencil - leaf portrait

My first leaf portrait – part of new adventure in botanical illustration! Poor leaf dried and curled up in the heat.


Personal Investigation project ‘In the Bloom’

Inspired by spring blooms, bright colours and hand painted and drawn designs by Designers Guild and Bluebellgray. I did the artwork using watercolour, procion dye, ink and pen and used bouquets of fresh flowers and photographs from Tatton Park in Knutsford for my primary research. 32 more words

Lee McCaffree’s BAGSC Class about Leaves at The Huntington

By Jude Wiesenfeld, posted by Deb Shaw

BAGSC held a one day class with botanical artist (and BAGSC member), Lee McCaffree, at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens… 210 more words

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