I have been working on this smaller drawing of experimenting with little excerpts of flannel flowers. It is just a small selection of different aspects of these gorgeous flower. It is a pen, ink & wash drawing - although there is only a subtle hint of the wash in the centre of the flowers and... Continue Reading →
Spent some of the day finishing carving this new Flannel Flowers linocut design. Twas good & stopped regularly to stretch, rest & do exercises for RSI in shoulder. On to the Powderpuff lily pily design tomorrow!
This morning I went out to photograph the flannel flowers - Actinotus helianthi - in Wardell. This is a small town just south of Ballina - it has large sandy sections that get covered in flannel flowers.These are short- lived plants flowering mainly in Spring and are replaced each year by seedlings. I love these... Continue Reading →