Microscopic plant cells. It all comes down to patterns.

Memory can be aided through beauty because it stimulates and encourages memory. 'Beauty in nature: microscopic plant cells' emphasises Patterns, texture, colour and can even evoke pattern inspiration.

enlarged still life

Draw a pinecone enlarged and have it touch at least three edges of the paper. Zoom in still life Super magnified line drawings--O'Keefe connection. Use other subject matter than typical flowers.

susannabauer_leaves.jpg (450×2202)

These stunning little pieces are the work of Cornwall based artist Susanna Bauer, and yes, I am now planning to spend my weekend looking for leaves, and rocks, and sticks.

karin ceelen

WHO: Karin Ceelen WHAT: 'Delft Blue' etching WHY: I love the way the artist has cut the prints into circles and placed in the layout they have as it makes for a very aesthetically pleasing look.