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Week 6: Mini Roses & Negative Painting with Watercolor

This week I wanted to paint these beautiful mini-purple roses I bought (thanks Valentines industry). It has been awhile since I’ve worked with flowers in watercolor so it seemed a worthwhile endeavor for this week’s effort. 285 more words

Studio Practice

Spring Gardening

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Botanical Illustration

Holly Tree Branch Composition

Since I am nearing the end of my Ilex aquifolium composition, I thought I might go ahead and begin my final blog post on it as well.   1,673 more words

Botanical Illustration

Forsythia Pattern

I’m still obsessed with forsythia. I cannot get enough of it! Something about that yellow. It’s so refreshing and new and spring-y and courageous.


Project for the Illustration in the Natural Sciences course (2014). Right drawing made by pencil – A4, and colour added in Photoshop in the left image.


Honey Bees

Today, I was about to sketch a single bee and then realized that’s what I would normally do, so I decided to try something different and more complex. 619 more words