Botanical Illustration


Natural History Illustration Course

Already halfway thru the Natural History Illustration online course offered by The University of Newcastle Australia. The course is very informative and it is giving me an opportunity to observe …

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Echinacea purpurea – Eastern Purple Coneflower

This illustration was created using just a little watercolor to determine shadows and highlights and Faber-Castell Polychromos color pencils for all detail work. All that needs to be done now is …

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Echinacea purpurea Botanical Illustration – The Beginning

Finally decided on the type of plant I wanted to illustrate for the exhibit at The Giant’s Rib Discovery Centre in Ancaster, Ontario. Pencil drawing of the Echinacea purpurea is …

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Water Lily Illustration

This past summer I strolled through Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington. I shot some nice photos of many of the flowers that were blooming, this watercolour painting is based on one of those …

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Botanical Illustration for a wedding invitation nears completion.

This week at Inkberry Studio – finalizing botanical illustration and graphic design for a wedding invitation. Picking seeds/plants for a flower reference garden and wishing for sunny weather!

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Welcome!

Tarja Barton is a graphic designer and illustrator who works traditionally with acrylics, watercolour, pen and ink as well as graphite. She also creates digital art using Adobe Photoshop and …

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