A Picture Speaks…

The forthcoming Plant Portraits books will be richly illustrated. But it’s not about glossy imagery with style over substance. Images have been researched and chosen with the aim of bringing the remedies to life, through photography and botanical art. I have found it’s hugely beneficial to be aware of the shapes, colours and forms of…

The Sunflower

When Vincent Van Gogh began his series of sunflower paintings in Arles, in the South of France in August 1886, he is said to have risen early to capture the flowers before the heat of the day could wilt them in the vase. But this isn’t what we see in the paintings. The flowers speak…