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

Botanical art worldwide · Information

Info blog to ABBA artists and followers

ABBA has had a hugely interesting 18 months following the decision to bring English and Welsh botanical artists into the limelight so that they can show their prowess in their chosen field (no pun intended) on the world stage. The American Society of Botanical Artists initiative to try and stage a worldwide botanical art show… Continue reading Info blog to ABBA artists and followers

Perennial Plants · Plant Choices

Thrift – Gaynor Dickeson

As you know, the correctly written scientific name for Thrift is Armeria maritima. It is always written in italics with the first part of the binomial name written with a capital letter – not the second. Amongst all the other preparations for the Botanical Art Worldwide – In Ruskin’s Footsteps exhibition in May 2018, I thought I… Continue reading Thrift – Gaynor Dickeson