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Botanical Illustrations for the last few weeks :)

I enjoyed it. Even if Botanical requires a lot of patience and accuracy :P


Beautiful Images

When things get dull, or downright annoying, it is good to take an art break, to simply visit a website that is feast for the eyes.   89 more words


Sketching wildflowers

Drawing outside my comfort zone today. I like to draw fast and loose. To capture an impression, often without much detail. So it was quite a challenge to walk around Guadalupe Oak Grove Park and draw some really tiny wildflowers that I wanted to identify. 123 more words

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Libri Picturati

The Libri Picturati is a collection of 16th-century natural history watercolors, now housed in the Jagiellonian Library in Kraków, Poland.  There are 15 volumes, 13 of them picturing plants, the remainder animals.   193 more words


Visual Botany: Expanding the future of botanical illustration

“Niki Simpson is an artist who has been awarded many medals from the Royal Horticultural Society (four for photography and four for watercolor). In 2003, she developed a technique to create composite botanical illustrations. 332 more words


Reading the Collections, Week 5: Types Of Floral Mechanism

This week’s Reading the Collections gives me the perfect excuse to look at some of the work of one of my favorite botanical illustrators and to take a close look at some of the plants flowering in our gardens at this time of year. 875 more words

Rare Book Collection

Learn to Draw Trees, Shrubs and Desert Plants

Helen Byers
Helen Byers is an artist and illustrator who is active in several genres and mediums. She was born in Brazil, grew up in northern California and Mexico, and now lives in Massachusetts. 531 more words

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