Water Chestnut Seedpod
Not as eatable as the Asian-native counterpart found in our favorite dishes, this invasive species to New England, United States is quite the nuisance. The plant habit covers the surface of shallow waters and blocks sunlight to native species. Growing prolifically in many areas, it chokes out other water foliage essential to the native fauna. The human impact is on inflatable watercraft that woefully encounter these burred seedpods, which are hard as a rock and more painful to bare feet than a rogue lego.
original, 12x12" ink on 16x16" Arches coldpressed paper, 2018
Sugar Pine Cone
Pinus lambertiana is the tallest and most massive pine tree, and has the longest cones of any ... The sugar pine is the tallest and largest Pinus species, commonly growing to 40–60 meters tall.
original, 5x16" Watercolor on 16x20" Arches hot press board, 2017
The canary rockfish is a rockfish of the northeast Pacific Ocean, found from south of Shelikof Strait in the eastern Gulf of Alaska to Punta Colnett in northern Baja California.
original, 12x7" Watercolor on Arches hot press paper, 2017
Hellebore Blooming Stages
Drawn from sketches of the many blooming hellebore species at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, this series depicts the many faces of the ever-varied winter Lenten Rose.
original 14x11” pen and ink