Tag: Plants & Flowers

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!