Botanic Art Essays - 'Variations on a Theme'

  • A series of short essays in which text is accompanied by examples of superb botanical art produced by our talented Botanical Illustrators
  • Even though many botanical artists will paint the same (or a related) species, and take great care to record it precisely and accurately, individual interpretations can be vastly dissimilar
  • The author, Helene Wild, is a Melbourne botanic artist (and one of the Friends' Whirlybirds) with an international reputation

Essay No. 40 - Leaf Textures

 


2008 Exhibition.  Cat. 161.  Helene  Wild.  Saintpaulia ionantha.  Watercolour. (cropped)
Essay No 40 Leaf Textures
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The complete series of Botanical Art Essays is available below to download

Essay No 4 Amanita muscaria
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Essay No 7 Iris germanica
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Essay No 10 Acacia spp
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Essay No 13 And Habitat
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Essay No 16 Hakea spp
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Essay No 22 Pomegranate
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Essay No 25 Proteas
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Essay No 28 Coloured Pencils
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Essay No 34 Grevilleas
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Essay No 37 Pairs
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Essay No 3 Succulents
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Essay No 6 Lichens
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Essay No 9 Strelizia regina
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Essay No 12 Magnolias
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Essay No 15 Allium sativum
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Essay No 21 Roses
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Essay No 30 In spiring
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Essay No 33 MYXOMYCETES
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Essay No 39 Look at a Leaf
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