I made these drawings during my move from Cluj to Hunedoara last fall. For a few days I lived in an empty room with only a mattress on the floor. I kept out of the boxes some books and art materials (not many... paper, a charcoal, a bottle of ink, a brush and my wood … Continue reading Botanical Art Drawings – Centaurea Series
Botanical sketches – S23/ june 2020
Botanical daily sketches from the last week.
Botanical journaling – Plate 3/may 2020
Botanical journaling - Plate 3/may 2020
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 – S19/2020
The botanical sketches from this week: Wisteria buds, Bellis perennis, Carex nigra, marble oak galls and Morchella esculenta.
Nature journaling – S18/2020
The botanical sketches from this week: Primula veris, Adonis vernalis fruit, Asarum europaeum and Acer negudo.
A drawing of Fragaria (strawberry) from the garden, spreading its stolons. Fragaria, 2020 21 x 30 cm, brown ink and white chalk on recycled paper
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
Passiflora leaf geometry - Sanguine and ink on recycled paper.