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BIRMINGHAM BOTANICAL GARDENS

SATURDAY 24TH JUNE

In my work, I have always been interested in drawing and painting flowers and plants. Therefore, I thought it would be useful to visit somewhere to build up a collection of my own photos of this subject matter so I can go back to them at a later date to draw from and to use as references. 107 more words

Sketchbook post

I’ve been trying to commit to working in one sketchbook instead of having lots of tiny sketches floating around. Very happy that this paper accepts gouache without much buckling. 65 more words

Calla wave

“The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Such a strange flower…”

– Kate Hepburn, Stage Door

Nature

In between . . .

The on-going news of misery, terror and hatred,  and  consequent anxiety fueled by the british media, over the last few weeks, I have decided one has to take pleasure where one can in the smallest joys of life.   355 more words

Watercolour