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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Indigo Bush (Psorothamnus schottii) Details

By |2020-08-06T15:49:23-08:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: A Perfumed Garden, Botanical Identification, Flowers of San Jacinto|Tags: , , |

It's hard to see or describe what's going on inside an Indigo Bush (Psorothamnus schottii) flower. Probably because it's hidden inside the keel of the flower. But you'll definitely notice the bright orange anthers sticking out against the deep blue/purple of the petals. [...]

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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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