Monday, 21 September 2015

Beware of the Agapanthus

Agapanthus flowerhead (work in progress) Shevaun Doherty
Agapanthus II (unfinished) Shevaun Doherty 2015 
"Procrastination is like a credit card: it's a lot of fun until you get the bill."
Christopher Parker

I love what I do, but sometimes it’s a struggle. On my easel is

Sunday, 6 September 2015

In the footsteps of Ellen Hutchins

Shevaun Doherty SBA Botanical Artist
"An understanding of the natural world and what's in it,
is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment." 
David Attenborough

A curious mind is an essential part of being a botanical artist, so when I was asked by Howard Fox,  botanist at the National Botanic Gardens, to get involved with the Ellen Hutchins bicentenary celebrations, I said