“…scrupulously accurate, and full of really beautiful and life-like paintings by an artist widely renowned for her outstanding work in such books as ‘Collins Wild Flower Guide’.” – Clive Stace, writing in the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland journal ‘BSBI News’
“This little book spans the many-facetted life of an artist of prestigious accomplishments, of small but exquisite, accurate paintings, expositions of artistic techniques and an uncompromising composition” – Roger Reynolds, writing in Eryngium, the Journal of the Institute for Analytical Plant Illustration
“You only have to look at the front cover of Christina Hart-Davies’ new book, the cover showing a lichen, to realise it will intrigue and delight.” – Plant Life Autumn/Winter 2020
“Books from Two Rivers Press … pack a lot more punch than you would expect and this is one of the most eloquent works on botanical illustration I’ve seen.” – ArtBookReview.net.
“This handy-sized paperback, designed to be taken anywhere, pored over and enjoyed, tells of Christina’s journey through a lifetime of drawing, painting and teaching. Filled with exquisite illustrations, this little book will surely spur you on to achieve greater things.” – Meriel Thurstan
Discover a whole new realm of botanical painting – the natural life forms that coexist with flowering plants, revealed in exquisite detail.