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Blackthorn – Christine Battle

Prunus spinosa – Blackthorn As Archie Miles in his book ‘Silva’ writes; “In much the same fashion as other small and shrubby trees of the hedgerow, blackthorn is frequently present but seldom noticed.” However in March and April it dominates the English countryside with its dense clouds of pure white blossom. I wanted to celebrate this… Continue reading Blackthorn – Christine Battle

Botanical art worldwide · Feedback · Information · Preparation guidelines

Feedback – Martin Allen

This blog’s a bit long – sorry – so I did a summary “…a juried exhibition is just like an exam question; read it carefully before answering.” 1 Send in a good scan of your painting 2 Write out the botanical description before starting your entry 3 Draw the habit of the plant correctly 4… Continue reading Feedback – Martin Allen