Painting Leaves

Painting of an ivy leaf on vellum
Ivy Leaf on Vellum © by Diane Sutherland,
used with permission.
The finished leaf on goatskin Kelmscott.

Leaves seem to give almost everyone trouble. Today I came across the blog by Dianne Sutherland and found her posting for May 22, 2017, "Painting leaves: Colour Mixing". It is quite informative on leaf color. She even has an online course on painting leaves. Here is her blog address:

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Bonnie is on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA). She is a member of the Botanical Artists of the National Capital Region (BASNCR), Immediate Past President of the Botanical Artists for Education & the Environment (BAEE), and Editor of the BAEE book American Botanical Paintings: Native Plants of the Mid Atlantic.