This experimental piece was created by using pencil, watercolor and color pencil on sign painters cloth. It is about 30" x 48" and can be displayed in any direction.
Watercolor Bridal Bouquet
This watercolor painting depicts a luxurious bouquet created from voile, satin, eyelet, lace, burlap, shiny glass and velvet. The bouquet was created from many types of fabrics and is painted from photos provided by the bride.
Color Pencil Bridal Bouquet
This color pencil bouquet was drawn from the fresh flowers and photos taken by the artist. The bouquet is an elegant floral combination including three colors of peonies, white roses, and peach colored ranunculus.
Iris brevicaulis was (happily!) drawn from a living specimen in the Iris garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden. The color pencil work was made for the Flora of North America volume 26 frontispiece.
Poppies on Rice Paper
Encaustic in progress
This watercolor painting was created from herbarium specimens and photos; it was made for the Flora of North America Volume 5 frontispiece.