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A selection of Magnolias
The quarantine here is over, so last week illustration was dedicated to Magnolia flowers. I`m lucky to live nearby an Arboretum with 17 species and varieties of Magnolia trees and more than 40 specimens. Walking through an area dominated by these magnificent trees, especially those with big leaves, like macrophylla and obovata, feels like a … Continue reading A selection of Magnolias
Nature journaling – S18/2020
The botanical sketches from this week: Primula veris, Adonis vernalis fruit, Asarum europaeum and Acer negudo.
Chimonanthus and hammamelis – flower and fruit sketch
I think it`s time to say goodbye to the winter. A last look at this two beautiful winter shrubs: Chimonanthus praecox and Hammamelis virgiana. I wanted to know more about the apparent complicated structure of Chimonanthus and I was so happy to find a witch-hazel with seedpods among the flowers. Chimonanthus praecox - flower morphology … Continue reading Chimonanthus and hammamelis – flower and fruit sketch
Winter blooms – Hammamelis mollis
Witch hazel, ink botanical illustration
Romanian Flora – Crocus banaticus
A day sketching on the field. Crocus banaticus