Tag: Plants & Flowers

Spring tree

Spring tree

An improvised tree to prepare for some springtime feeling while the winter is dragging on.

Aconitum napellus

Aconitum napellus

Aka. “Monk’s hood”. One of Europe‘s most poisonous plants. All parts of the plant are able to kill you, a few grams are enough. Touching it can already lead to reactions. Fatal dosage of the agent is 4mg. There is no antidote. Keep away from […]

Pumpkin flower

Pumpkin flower

The pumpkin flower has such an interesting shape that I could not resist but practice my dot hatching on it.

Pumpkin plant

Pumpkin plant

An illustrative approach to drawing / painting a pumpkin plant.

Hibiscus

Hibiscus

I explored the possibilities of cross hatching with an ink pen here.

Crassula portulacea

Crassula portulacea

Ink and watercolour on 300g/m² Hahnemühle paper

Tree studies

Tree studies

While spending some lonely sick days at home, I practiced painting trees. The biggest challenge for me was to work without a sketch, give up control, and let the paint and brushes do the work. Colorised with Schmincke Horadam watercolours.

Bees and bumblebees

Bees and bumblebees

I took my good camera today and spent a couple of minutes in front of a flower bed, watching bees and bumblebees doing their very important work. Cuteness overload!