• Elegant Blooms Float Amid Botanical Watercolor Paintings by Artist Denise Ramsay

    4 monthes ago - By Colossal

    All images © Denise Ramsay, shared with permission
    Based in France, botanical artist Denise Ramsay renders fleshy petals and pollen-heavy stamen in an exquisite series of watercolor paintings. She focuses on the capitulum, or the head of the flower, to give each lavender lady and glory lily an animated quality. “Corona,” shown below, appears as if it's ready to scuttle across the otherwise empty work.
    By painting less common florals, Ramsay tells Colossal that her Alien Nation series centers on the simple lines and shapes found in nature. “ gives me the fluid and transparent washes of...
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