Botanical journaling - Plate 3/may 2020
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
The botanical sketches from this week: Wisteria buds, Bellis perennis, Carex nigra, marble oak galls and Morchella esculenta.
The botanical sketches from this week: Primula veris, Adonis vernalis fruit, Asarum europaeum and Acer negudo.
In the field, sketching mushrooms...
I`ve finally started a perpetual journal. Because I love sketching, last year I had this idea of making a sketch of a seasonal plant every day, so that by the end of the week to have a two page spread with 7 drawings of different plants. With my insanely busy schedule it was too ambitious … Continue reading Starting a perpetual journal
Quick sketching of Leotia lubrica mushrooms.
Helleborus niger (Christmas rose), flowers and leaves -Brown ink on recycled paper.
Pinus needles and cones - Ink drawing on handmade paper.
One of the moments when you want to add colour just to express the beauty of this striking reds on a gray winter day. But I was interested more in depicting the form and the roundness of this very small apples, also the depth of their arrangement in space. Malus sp. (Crab apple), 2019 Dip … Continue reading Crab apple