Picture Profile: 1005 Splendid Magnolia.

1005 Splendid Magnolia.

1005 Splendid Magnolia.

Botanical Illustration. Artist Code: 1005. Completed January 2010. Original SOLD. Water colour on Aquarelle Arches 100% hot pressed cotton rag paper. Unframed size 9” x 12”. Framed Size 13” x 15”.

Sold at Monday Art Group Exhibition, Comberton Village Hall, July 2010.

This painting was selected for and exhibited at the Society of Botanical Artists 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Westminster Central Hall, London, April 2010. The silver ring is metallic ink on a raised gesso base. The background is a blue water colour wash and the flowers and leaves are water colour.

Many thanks to Mr Alan Adams of Comberton, who allowedme to pluck the live specimens from the tree in his front lawn.