Thursday, February 20, 2014

Botanical Drawings Book Project

 Beginnings ~ a book of botanical drawings. 

"...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?" ~ Vincent van Gogh

Unique vintage handmade sketchbook by Ericka Schmitt, an inspiring gift from my lovely friend Jane Guill. It's beautifully made and embellished - a pleasure to draw on the cotton rag paper.


 "...and the naiad - like the lily of the vale..." ~ Shelly 

Lily of the valley - Majalis "of or belonging to May." Mayfly naiad
walnut ink on 100% cotton rag, 5 x 7.5"

                                    “So in the dark we hide the heart that bleeds, 
                                And wait, and tend our agonizing seeds.”
                         ~ Countee Cullen

                         "Bleeding Heart and Goldfinch"

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