Jenny Bache


I am a Botanical Illustrator. For me a walk is an exploration of discovery, finding treasures that many folks miss. Then I sit down to draw and record what I have found in coloured pencil.  I love plants and Fungi and have always attempted to draw and paint them.  The more I look, the more I see and understand.

Once back in my studio I use watercolour to explain the uniqueness of each plant.  Sometimes I record a simple plant portrait. Other times I do a complex detailed study of the plant through its different stages through the year. I love intricate tangles of plant life, colours of flowers, enjoy strong vertical shapes and am influenced by Japanese design and the Glasgow Four. All of these affect the way that I compose my plant subjects.


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