The Finest Details: Etching Tasmanian Plants

You may enjoy this article if you would like to read more about my botanical history, my fascination and love of wild Tasmanian orchids, and my etching and printing processes.


Here is an excerpt:


 Bearded orchid print – Calochilus robertsonii: studying and drawing the orchids under the microscope enables me to enter a fabulous world of form and detail. Such seductive mimicry of insect form can be seen. These native orchids are highly evolved for their particular ecological niche.


 This article The Finest Details: Etching Tasmanian Plants was published in Tasmanian Geographic.

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