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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Color Me Desert

By |2019-08-07T17:09:14-08:00March 12th, 2016|Categories: Botanical Identification, Desert Gallery|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Some great color combinations are growing right next to each other, right up the hill.  I like taking pictures of the Barrel Cactus (below), and the Indigo Bush (above). So I says to myself 'Why not take a picture of both?', and [...]

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Mood Indigo

By |2019-08-07T17:09:02-08:00March 12th, 2016|Categories: Botanical Identification, Desert Gallery, Flowers of San Jacinto|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We finally got it (Indigo Bush) right! Karla picked the flower she wanted to see, and we worked together to get it perfect. For shots like these, we agree that a macro rail would be handy... And add a few pounds of camera [...]

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Yellow flowers, blue hours

By |2019-01-04T02:54:40-08:00March 4th, 2016|Categories: Botanical Identification, Flowers of San Jacinto|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The light was incredible this morning, but that didn't stop me from getting frustrated with the wind (a noble pursuit). I think before sunrise is good for pictures. After sunrise is good for video, especially if the flowers are small and moving [...]

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