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dried leaves and seed capsules © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

collection two. Launceston.

Another trickle of pictures from my trip to Tasmania. I collected these dried leaves and seed capsules in Launceston, on our way to Scamander. I really love the colours of the three leaves in the middle. I hope to use … Continue reading

My first botanical illustration © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

first Illustration.

You may know that back in November I was taking some botanical illustration classes… I absolutely loved doing it and I hope to squeeze some more classes in this year. For this illustration the exercise was to learn to stipple. … Continue reading

4 stems © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

collection one. marsh flowers and bones.

I gathered these little bits on my very first evening in Miena, Tasmania. Sean and I went on an evening walk, we didn’t realise that there was a path down to the lake so ended up sloshing our way through … Continue reading

twiggy tree © 2010 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

twiggy tree and hydrangeas.

I made this little tree as a table center piece with sticks I had been collecting whilst out walking Polly and some cotton twine, she helped me carry the sticks home which made me look less weird and made look … Continue reading

Linen Sweet Peas © 2010 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

linen sweet peas.

So I finally have some pictures of my Sweet peas.. I still need to make the tendrils but we had such beautiful sun light beaming through the kitchen window this afternoon I just had to take some photos. I have … Continue reading