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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

Botanical Art

3 Indigenous Flowers

It is always a temptation for me not to buy house-warming gifts for friends, but to make them.  I decided that my three hostesses in the UK (in a week’s time) deserved little original bits of art.   110 more words


"A Smell that is Not Good": Ferns in Early Modern Medicine

This post is provided by Anne Marie Creighton, who joins us this year as a research fellow in the Dumbarton Oaks Library.

Although flowers predominate in most early books of medicine printed in Europe, ferns have long been used alongside them. 476 more words

Garden & Landscape

New Limited Edition Prints available

Hello. I’m now selling limited edition artist prints from original artworks at my online shop lianneillustrates on Etsy here. A few pictured below  Wild Flowers of Britain… 26 more words


Exterior Wall Art

Found this beautiful wall painted on the side of Crisalida, Family Therapy Centre in Thornbury.


Drawing & Composition with Anne-Marie Evans

Anne-Marie Evans will teach a two-week course about botanical drawing and composition this Fall. Here’s the latest at Classes Near You > Virginia!

Botanical Artists for Education & The Environment… 211 more words

Botanical Art