Plants Illustrated

The fine art of garden photography. Celebrate plants and reveal their special features. Study the flowers, leaves, seeds, bark, and branches to make botanic illustrations and prints for walls and decor.

  • Aloe Photos
    Aloe Photos

    January 7, 2022

  • December Photos
    December Photos

    December 3, 2020

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  • Autumn in Western Gardens
    Autumn in Western Gardens

    November 2, 2020

  • What To Say About Trees
    What To Say About Trees

    December 19, 2016

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  • Harvard’s Glass Flowers
    Harvard’s Glass Flowers

    October 24, 2016

  • California Oaks
    California Oaks

    September 11, 2016

  • Plants Are Not Art
    Plants Are Not Art

    June 27, 2016

  • November 12, 2015

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    From the ebook: The PhotoBotanic Guide to Photographing Roses, Chapter One: Working in the Garden Looking for photos is one of the great joys of […]

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  • June 14, 2015

    I have added another California native shrub to the extraction series, Toyon – Heteromeles arbutifolia.  Extractions are photobotanic illustrations that are inspired by classic botanic illustrations […]

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  • December 12, 2014

    It is such a relief, a release really, when I can stop my crazy schedule and create something new.  Too much of what I seem […]

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  • April 3, 2014

    So, so many reasons to celebrate this manzanita on this rainy day. Mostly the rain itself.  We have had so little this winter that every […]

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  • March 7, 2014

    I am finding great satisfaction exploring these botanic illustrations, that I call PhotoBotanic illustrations.  Not only do my eyes see these two dimensional views more […]

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  • October 15, 2013

    It took four months to grow this picture; a single second in the garden to “see” it; and 8 hours of computer work to clean […]

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