Design: Indigo Bush (Psorothamnus schottii)

By |2020-08-06T15:49:22-08:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Botanical Identification, Flower Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The third botanical illustration features Indigo Bush, Psorothamnus schottii. This design was tricky in terms of color. It's difficult to capture the blue-purple of the Indigo Bush flower. It's even more difficult to print the color in CMYK! And depending on the [...]

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Nemacladus glanduliferus

By |2019-08-07T17:02:05-08:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: A Perfumed Garden, Botanical Identification, Flowers of San Jacinto|Tags: , , , , |

As with all tiny flowers, the Nemacladus glanduliferus was hard to capture on camera, especially with an iPhone camera! The lightest breeze or breath will send it quivering. But it sure is pretty. It seems that all the flowers in this genus [...]

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There’s no flower like Snowflower, like no flower I know…

By |2019-03-09T12:47:50-08:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Botanical Identification, Desert Gallery, Flowers of San Jacinto|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Snow flower, or Snow plant, (Sarcodes sanguinea) inhabits mountainous regions from Oregon down to California. They are found growing near conifers as a parasitic plant that derives nutrients from the mycorrhizal fungi attached to the roots of trees. We normally see them [...]

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Desert Still Life 001

By |2019-09-30T16:15:47-08:00September 17th, 2016|Categories: Desert Still Life|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The desert is is full of inspiration for desert still life photography! Traversing the desert, we tend to collect little treasures/objects: a unique rock, a distinctive piece of wood, flowers, flowers, and more flowers. Desert Still Life 001 features some of these found desert [...]

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