Palmengarten exhibition – Last Tuesday

In trying to catch up my own paperwork today (not that I have succeeded), I have at least put in the forms for the Chichester Open Studio event starting the weekend of the May Bank holiday in 2015. One box ticked off.

Since then I have been putting together my brochure for the Botanical Art Holiday in Norway 28th June to 5th July at Åsgårdstrand, near Tønsberg in south eastern Norway. A beautiful area, with lovely light and very peaceful. The brochure still isn’t finished.

People who might have their pictures returned from Palmengarten after the exhibition are arranging dates with me for collection. That is good as I will want to put my family up for Christmas!

I have my weekday class tomorrow morning and then its back to the grindstone in the shed.

Many of the artworks at Palmengarten have made quite an impression on me and some the artists have helped me considerably on my journey. The pictures that I will show for the rest of the week are a mix of these.

I love working with coloured pencil and although all of these pictures are not CP, the ones I am showing you today are by the artist who first taught me to use this medium – Susan Christopher Coulson.

The fourth picture by Maggie Fitzpatrick is just a picture that stood out for me. It isn’t big and flamboyant, but beautifully delicate. Please enjoy them as much as I have. Sorry they are wonky!

 

The Dose Makes the Poison - Coloured pencil. Susan Christopher Coulson
The Dose Makes the Poison – Coloured pencil. Susan Christopher Coulson
Medieval Medicinals from an Apothecary’s Garden. Coloured Pencil by Susan Christopher Coulson
Medieval Medicinals from an Apothecary’s Garden. Coloured Pencil by Susan Christopher Coulson
Cures from the Potager Garden. Coloured pencil by Susan Christopher Coulson
Cures from the Potager Garden. Coloured pencil by Susan Christopher Coulson
 Ivy &White Bryony on Horse Chestnut branch. Watercolour by Maggie Fitzpatrick
Ivy &White Bryony on Horse Chestnut branch. Watercolour by Maggie Fitzpatrick
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