Botanical Illustration

Leucadendron Illustration

Tarja Barton creates illustrations traditionally with acrylics, watercolour, pen & ink and graphite, as well as digitally using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Her subject matter includes still life, portraits and botanical illustrations to name a few. Tarja studied Scientific and Technical Illustration at Sheridan College and Botanical Illustration at Cornell University.

Leucadendron IllustrationTarja_Barton_StillLife_Jan26January 26, 2013. Still life study of an apple.

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February 2, 2013. Root illustration of Sansevieria trifasciata Mother-in-law’s tongue. Pen and Ink on Vellum.

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February 4, 2013. Botanical parts of Lilium Sumatra Lily. Quill and Ink on vellum.

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February 7, 2013. Hibiscus moscheutos Common Rosemallow. Prismacolor marker rendering.

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February 10, 2013. Illustration of three leaves. Primula vulgaris Primrose. Seneccio cineraria Dusty Miller. Marantaceae Prayer Plant. Graphite.

Anemone_3-2_Feb10_LGFebruary 10, 2013. Illustration of Anemone coronaria ‘Hollandia’ Crown Windflower. Pen and Ink.

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February 10, 2013. Illustration of Lilium Sumatra Lily. Charcoal.

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February 17, 2013. Landscape illustration. Soft Pastels.

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February 18, 2013. Illustration of Carya ovata Shagbark Hickory. Prismacolor coloured pencils on Arches 140 lb hot pressed watercolour paper.

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February 23, 2013. Illustration of Pleurotus ostreatus Oyster Mushroom. Graphite.

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February 24, 2013. Illustration of Quercus robur English Oak. Pen and Ink.

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February 28, 2013. Illustration of Rosa app. Pink Rose. Prismacolor coloured pencils on Arches 140 lb hot pressed watercolour paper.

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February 19, 2013. Abstract mixed media illustration of Poppies. Prismacolor markers and coloured pencils.

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February 21, 2013. Illustration of Lilie Iris Iridaceae Purple Iris. Prismacolor coloured pencils on Arches 140 lb hot pressed watercolour paper.

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