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Yellow Flag Iris

“Yellow Flag Iris” (Iris pseudacorus) – botanical illustration practice rendered in watercolor and colored pencil, with black acrylic background. 146 more words


Just Leaves

Watercolor and colored pencil ~ leaves painted with mixed greens (using shades of blue and yellow with a tiny bit of red, too). The jagged edge one is from some kind of vine that grows here in Central Florida. 10 more words


Botany ~ Art Journal

“Botany, the science of the vegetable kingdom, is one of the most attractive, most useful, and most extensive departments of human knowledge. It is, above every other, the science of beauty.” 29 more words


Pan Paints, Tube Paints, and Flat Washes

Today’s practice included the creation of a basic wash, a technique that is at the core of watercolor art. The key to a basic wash is to lay the paint down so that when it dries, you can’t see brush strokes or “lines of demarcation” in the area covered by the wash. 378 more words


Botanical Illustration for Beginners

I love to paint and draw loosely, expressively and with lots of color. In an effort to bring more clarity, neatness and discipline to my work,  exercises like the one above, painting water droplets, from a book I just purchased ( 501 more words


A Touch of Lavender

Botanical illustration turned expressionistic, mixed media artwork. Inspired by nature and my recent trip to Selby Gardens (https://www.facebook.com/selbygardens).

I plucked some Pinata Lavende… 153 more words



Here is some graphite work I have done in my sketchbook recently

You can see the whole process on this here:  Week 2 edX.org

This Persimmon was really fun to do and I would like to finish it in watercolor at some point. 68 more words

Botanical Art