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Primula Scotica

Watercolour with pencil studies of Primula Scotica, known as Scottish primrose, drawn by Beatrix Potter in July Linder Bequest cat.

Artist: Beatrix Potter

‘A fairyland amongst the wildflowers’, Realism and Romance in the works of Beatrix Potter

Pierre Joseph Redouté - Botanical illustrations

A tutorial website in which the history of visual communication is covered from cave paintings to the present day digital systems.

Beatrix Potter (1866-1943), the beloved author and illustrator of so many beautiful children’s books, was a keen observer of nature from a very early age. Here, from a collection of her drawings at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London…  …there is a treasure trove of Potter’s illustrated letters at the Morgan Library & Museum…   …and see...Read More

Study of bees and other insects Beatrix Potter, ‘Studies of bees and other insects’. © Frederick Warne & Co. 2006 Sorting out similarities and differences. Why has Beatrix Potter lined up these insects?

Tea Plant Illustration – the Camellia Sinensis

The Tea Plant

tea tree botanical illustration - tea tree is a fantastic ingredient to cleanse and clarify, while fighting acne-causing bacteria

Rory McEwen's botanical art goes on display - Telegraph

Rory McEwen's botanical art goes on display

A new exhibition showcases the art of Rory McEwen, the most influential botanical artist of his generation.

heracliteanfire:  Jan van Huysum, 1697-1749 (via British Museum)

Jan van Huysum's flowers at the British Museum. I love the way the stained background works with the pinks and greens of the roses, gives a vintage feel.

Oak with acorns Beatrix Potter, Oak with acorns, about 1905. © Frederick Warne & Co

Botanical illustrations Oak with acorns Beatrix Potter, Oak with acorns, about © Frederick Warne & Co

Carolyn Jenkins, Pelargonium:

Portfolio of botanical illustrator Carolyn Jenkins, specialising in scientifically observed beautiful watercolour botanical illustrations.