Dainty Cypress from Indian Miniature Painting

Today’s a stylized, delicate and romantic cypress tree inspired by foliage spotted in the background of a very romantic painting.

Medium: Watercolor & Color Pencils

Here’s a glimpse of the process:

I think there’s going to be plenty of botanical drawings inspired by Indian miniature art during my project. I love how the stylization and treatment given to foliage is at once intricate and refined while also reducing the form to a simplistic expression. The painting this came from is … Read Full

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