Stanley Roy Badmin

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The Shell Guide to Trees and Shrubs illustrated by SR Badmin - March Art And Illustration, Botanical Illustration, Book Illustrations, Villa Romaine, Ladybird Books, Flower Studio, Window View, People Art, Nature Images

S.R. Badmin - an appreciation of this great English watercolour artist

Some scans of watercolours from the Shell Guide to Trees and Shrubs by S.R. Badmin

 Badmin (Stanley Roy Badmin was an English painter and etcher particularly noted for his book illustrations and landscapes / The Shell Guide to Trees and Shrubs illustrated - July Botanical Illustration, Illustration Art, Book Illustrations, Landscape Art, Landscape Paintings, Ladybird Books, Painted Shells, Nature Table, Flamboyant

S.R. Badmin - an appreciation of this great English watercolour artist

Some scans of watercolours from the Shell Guide to Trees and Shrubs by S.R. Badmin

The Shell Guide to Trees and Shrubs illustrated by SR Badmin -May Tree Illustration, Botanical Illustration, Landscape Drawings, Landscape Paintings, Ladybird Books, Chinese Art, Chinese Painting, Linocut Prints, Summer Art

S.R. Badmin - an appreciation of this great English watercolour artist

Some scans of watercolours from the Shell Guide to Trees and Shrubs by S.R. Badmin

The Shell Guide to Trees and Shrubs illustrated by SR Badmin - April Tree Illustration, Botanical Illustration, Watercolor Artists, Watercolor Landscape, Landscape Drawings, Landscape Paintings, Royal College Of Art, Linocut Prints, Japanese Art

S.R. Badmin - an appreciation of this great English watercolour artist

Some scans of watercolours from the Shell Guide to Trees and Shrubs by S.R. Badmin

Stanley Roy Badmin, "Spring in the West Country" Spring Painting, English Artists, Comic Pictures, Country Art, English Countryside, Beautiful Paintings, Landscape Paintings, Landscapes, Travel Posters

"Cut Grass Lies Frail"

Now, on sunny afternoons, the peaceful drone of lawn mowers can be heard in the distance. The scent of freshly-cut grass arrives on the breeze. White and yellow daffodils border the lawns. The magnolias and dogwoods are in bloom. The scene is like something out of a Philip Larkin pastoral. (Such scenes do exist -- together with a hint of mortality, of course.) Cut Grass Cut grass lies frail: Brief is the breath Mown stalks exhale. Long, long the death It dies in the white hours Of…

The Shell Guide to Trees and Shrubs illustrated by SR Badmin - June Beautiful Landscape Paintings, Landscape Drawings, British Traditions, Nature Table, Tree Illustration, Beautiful Images, Watercolor, Trees, Shrubs

S.R. Badmin - an appreciation of this great English watercolour artist

Some scans of watercolours from the Shell Guide to Trees and Shrubs by S.R. Badmin

Ladybird artist Stanley Roy Badmin, "November" (c. Landscape Art, Landscape Paintings, Landscapes, Landscape Tattoo, Best Jigsaw, Trees And Shrubs, Beautiful Paintings, Travel Posters, Illustrators

"The Region November"

I fear that the recent spate of seasonally-themed posts may have turned this blog into a Farmer's Almanac of sorts -- without the prescient weather predictions. But the temptation in this, my favorite season, is too great and I am too weak. And thus . . . The Region November It is hard to hear the north wind again, And to watch the treetops, as they sway. They sway, deeply and loudly, in an effort, So much less than feeling, so much less than speech, Saying and saying, the way things say On…