I took some time to study the Hammamelis flowers. They are very small and I was surprised to notice that even with a magnifying glass it's very hard to distinguish at the base of the petals the staminodes, short and reduced to flatened scales. But if you know they are there, you look for them, … Continue reading Hammamelis flower morphology
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How to draw a cluster of flowers (umbel inflorescence) Step 1 - Draw the ONE guiding line (or shape) of your composition – in this case, a circle. In that circle create the map of your drawing, the structure, in the same way a sculptor sets up a wire frame. Concentrate what you see … Continue reading How to draw a cluster of flowers – step by step