Picture Profile: 1202 Aconite Bling

1202 Aconite Bling

1202 Aconite Bling

Botanical Illustration. Artist Code: 1202. Completed January 2012. Original donated to fund raising event. Water colour, mixed with gum arabic, and 22ct gold leaf on Aquarelle Arches 100% hot pressed cotton rag paper. Unframed size 12” x 9”. Framed size 17″ x 13″ [No Products].

These aconites were brought in from the cold from my lovely neighbour’s garden to use as live specimens. This painting, and Artist Code 1203, is one of two paintings with regard to ‘Botanical Celebration’, the theme of the 2012 SBA exhibition. The rings are gold leaf on a raised gesso base, trimmed with water colour in the five Olympic logo colours.