Wednesday, October 28, 2009

09.09.09 Velvetleaf


Given this special 'number day' in September, I had to sketch something so I'd remember where I was. Sketch I did, I just didn't finish this page until yesterday :)

We had these plants all over our lot when we built our NY home. I remember how amazed I was at softness of the leaves - just like velvet......duh :) But, I was even more amazed to learn that the seeds can remain viable for 50 years!

5 comments:

  1. Look at your calligraphy!! Really nice Pam!

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  2. Beautiful work on the calligraphy! It adds so much to the sketches and you do it so well. Glad the show went well and everyone left with blue crabs :) hee hee

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  3. Thanks, Rhonda! Happy to say the Blue Crabs found lots of new homes :)

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  4. I don't think I have ever seen Velvet leaf . . . The seed pod looks familiar though. I will have to ask my mom. Leaves still on the trees but by weekend I think they will all be gone. Beautiful sketch, love the blue crab and knowing how you did it with racing paper etc..

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