Here is a flower illustration of Cypripedium reginae (Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid) found in bogs of the northeastern US in June. It was used as a notecard design and also suitable as a book illustration, such as a field guide, for botanical or scientific articles, and for environmental education purposes such as trail guides and brochures.. The illustration is painted in opaque watercolor (gouache) on colored Alphamat.
Keywords: Color, Editorial, Education, Museum / Zoo, Publishing, Research, Biology, Botany, Natural History, Natural Science / Nature
© Joan Thomson