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Botanical Illustration step by step: Painting Heat
One of the plants I completed a botanical illustration of recently is the Bell heather, Erica cinerea; it'll be used on a leafelt on Heathland plants produced by the Field Studies Council, and is one of several British heather species (see my blog for more) on the chart. Although both l Read More...
Teaching Botanical Illustration at Cambridge Unive
This week I had the good fortune to be asked to teach a course of botanical illustration for beginners, at the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens. I was so impressed by the classroom preparation and friendly welcome from the staff – a spotless room, daylight lighting, neat desks with Read More...
Botanical Illustration: Comparing Three Heather Sp
Whilst undertaking botanical illustrations for The Field Studies Council, I was asked to illustrate three different species of heather for a leaflet on heathland plants. Illustration of Common heather or Ling in prgress; you can see the plant, The Collins Flower Guide, Garrard and St Read More...
Beautiful Bryophytes: Botanical illustrations of m
I've been working on lots of botanical illustrations for the Field Studies Council recently, and a lot of the plants on the list of heathland species are bryophytes, beautiful mosses. I'm lucky enough to have had an enourmous amount of help assembling species to work with (see my blog) Read More...
Starting out as an illustrator: Advice and resourc
As a practicing natural history and botanical illustrator, I sometimes get asked to give advice to those starting out as illustrators, or considering this as a career path.  This happened recently, when I went and spoke to a group of illustration students at Hereford College of Art and Read More...
Natural History Illustration of a new Damselfly sp
One of the more exciting recent natural history illustration commissions I’ve had is to complete a Sciart watercolour of a newly discovered species of damselfly. The insect in question is the Sarep sprite, Pseudoagrion sarepi.  As with all damselflies, it lives in and near fresh water Read More...
Botanical Illustrations of Moss: Step by step Spha
I’ve been working on botanical illustrations recently for the Field Studies Council; specifically on a big batch of Heathland plants.  Amongst these are several moss species. The first step is to get your hands on the moss itself; drawing mosses is so unusual and new for me that unless Read More...
Botanical Illustration: Leaf painting workshop
I recently taught a day-long session on how to do botanical illustrations of leaves, focusing on colour and form, at The Walled Garden in Treberfydd.  We set ourselves up in an airy glass house, and had ready access to the enormous variety of beautiful plants Alison grows and sells at t Read More...
Botanical Illustration: Step by step painting of l
I recently taught a workshop of botanical illustration of leaves, and broke down the process of painting a leaf into incremental steps shown on a demonstration painting of a blackberry leaf. Demonstration illustration showing different steps involved in painting a blackberry leaf, an Read More...
Botanical Illustration Live: Hawthorn at the Barne
I recently did botanical illustration live for an audience at the Metripole Hotel in Llandrindod.  The event was the annual Barnes lecture, organised as a fundraiser for Radnorshire Wildlife Trust (RWT), and was open to members and non-members.  The success of “The Hedgerow Handbook” an Read More...


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