This is a flower illustration of Platanthera grandiflora (Large Purple Fringed Orchis) among grasses. The plant can be a memorable surprise when discovered on a roadside or sunny spot in the woods. The painting was used as a notecard design and is also suitable as a book illustration, such as a field guide, an illustration in a botanical article, or for environmental education materials such as trail guides and brochures. It is painted in transparent watercolor on Arches paper.
Keywords: Color, Editorial, Education, Museum / Zoo, Publishing, Research, Biology, Botany, Natural History, Natural Science / Nature
© Joan Thomson