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Florilegium Society Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Chelsea Physic Garden will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their Florilegium Society with a special exhibition.

London’s Secret Garden: Plant Portraits from Chelsea Physic Garden Florilegium Society will be on view August 4-26, 2015 and will feature works from some of today’s finest botanical artists. 175 more words

Botanical Art

Gilly Shaeffer to Teach Botanical Drawing Basics in the Los Angeles Area

by Gilly Shaeffer, posted by Deb Shaw

Gilly Shaeffer, long time member of BAGSC, will be holding four Thursday morning classes in July at her home studio entitled “ 173 more words

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Summer School for Artists, Naturalists and Educators

Interested in learning more about the history of botany and botanical art?

A fantastic learning opportunity is coming to Southern California this summer that you don’t want to miss. 505 more words

Botanical Art

Pen and ink botanical illustration - nettles

I’ve recently started a series of drawings which draws heavily on inspiration from botanical illustrations, medieval illuminated manuscripts and long morning walks. Add to this a good dash of interest in plants and their properties, culinarily and medicinal and it turns out that what started out as an exercise in relaxation is slowly building up to a body of work of plant drawings done in ink and Letraset pens. 133 more words


Second session of experimentation with gouache on black paper. This time, the soundtrack was Inside Actors Studio with Robert Redford. 8 more words


I keep seeing these beautiful flowers all over Vancouver and decided to experiment with gouache on black paper. Soundtrack: Inside Actors Studio with Paul Newman. 8 more words



As a collections manager for a small herbarium, I have a fondness for botanical illustration. Unlike the brittle, brown specimens which are pasted to bland herbarium sheets, good botanical illustrations seem fresh and alive. 96 more words

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