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Inky Leaves is a new channel promoting the world of botany and botanical art.

Inky Leaves is a new channel promoting the world of botany and botanical art.
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Inky Leaves is a new channel promoting the world of botany and botanical art.

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English


Episodes

Episode 10: Sounds of the Tarkine, Tasmania

12/7/2018
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In this episode, Jessica Shepherd takes you through the forests and the heathland of the Tarkine in Tasmania without commentary. Jess flew out to Tasmania on the 1st November 2018 from Melbourne by a little propeller plane in search for the elusive blue Sun Orchid. A severe weather warning had just been issued and the trip was almost cancelled. However Jess made the decision to travel regardless, as for her, the challenging weather was part of the tale and journey. Sun orchids only open in...

Duration:00:48:18

Episode 9: In Conversation with Turkish botanical illustrator Işik Güner

8/27/2018
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This week, I am joined by botanical illustrator Işik Güner who tells us all about her work from her studio in Turkey. Işik is well known for her extraordinarily accurate depictions of plants in watercolour and for her passion for plant conversation. She worked extensively on Plants from the Woods and Forests of Chile, is art editor for the Flora of Turkey, has paintings in the Transylvania Florilegium, held an exhibition to promote the conservation of the Orchids of China in China and...

Duration:00:35:48

Episode 8: In Conversation with Australian botanical artist Heidi Willis

8/21/2018
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This week, I get to catch up with botanical artist Heidi Willis to hear about all of her latest projects and travelling adventures. Today, Heidi discusses what it is to be a professional painter and illustrator in the 21st Century and how our work affects the choices we have to make in life Heidi is well known for traveling extensively in her search for inspiring remote habitats and teaches globally. Heidi Willis is an entirely self-taught Natural History watercolour artist. Her...

Duration:00:41:45

Episode 7: In Conversation with four times RHS gold medalist Julia Trickey

7/1/2018
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This week, I get to catch up with botanical artist Julia Trickey to hear about all of her latest projects including her latest publishing venture with Two Rivers Press. Julia also talks about the times she has shown at the RHS and how after winning so many medals she now has a demo stand at Royal Horticultural Society's Botanical Art Show which is open between July 11th and 12th 2018. For the first five minutes, we are taken on a journey across Sussex to the magical gardens of Great...

Duration:00:33:58

Episode 6: In search of the Blue Meconopsis and Bloom in the Park 2018

6/3/2018
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This fortnight I am joined by botanical artist Elaine Moore-Mackey who has been one of the organisers for this year's Bloom in the Park which is open until June 16th 2018. My interview with Elaine is at about 13 minutes into the recording if you want to fast forward. The episode begins with my trip to Scotland as I travel up north in search of Blue Meconopsis flowers for my latest project 'Blue Flower'. I start speaking at about 4 minutes in. The sounds are of my journey up to Perthshire...

Duration:00:22:54

Episode 5: World Botanical Art Day Special with botanical painter Billy Showell

5/16/2018
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Today I am joined by botanical artist Billy Showell who has just been elected as the new President of the Society of Botanical Artists (SBA). We talk about Billy's painting, the SBA's upcoming exhibitions and what to expect at the Art Workers Guild in London for Botanical Art Worldwide Day. The market recordings at the start and end were recorded by me last weekend when I was at the Columbia Road Flower Market in East London continuing my search for Blue flowers. IMAGE: Billy Showell...

Duration:00:21:34

Episode 4: World Botanical Art Day Special with botanical illustrator Lucy Smith

5/15/2018
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Today I am joined by botanical illustrator Lucy Smith to talk about her work at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and what we can expect for Botanical Art Worldwide Day. The bird recordings are the notorious parakeets which live in Kew Gardens and were recorded by me in 2016. We had numerous technical problems so apologies for the quality of the recording towards the end. After quite a bit of editing, I think we made it through! IMAGE: Lucy Smith © n.b. The 18th May 2018 is Botanical Art...

Duration:00:17:27

Episode 3: World Botanical Art Day Special with natural science illustrator Sarah Morrish

5/14/2018
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Today I am joined with botanical artist Sarah Morrish to talk about her work with Gaynor Dickeson for the Association of British Botanical Artists. The 18th May 2018 is Botanical Art Worldwide Day; a groundbreaking event which sees botanical artists, organizations, and institutions collaborating together simultaneously worldwide. In the interview Sarah mentions that other countries slideshows may be available on the Botanical Art Worldwide website. Unfortunately, this will not now be...

Duration:00:18:45

Episode 2: In conversation with botanical art collector Dr. Shirley Sherwood

5/12/2018
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This week I am in conversation with British botanist, botanical art collector and author Dr. Shirley Sherwood on her life's passion for plants in pictures. Having dedicated 27 years of her life to travelling extensively and amassing an astonishing collection of contemporary botanical paintings from artists around the world, Dr. Shirley Sherwood is rightly described as the driving force behind the revival of interest we are seeing today in botanical art.

Duration:00:35:13

Episode 1: In conversation with botanical artist Denise Ramsay

5/6/2018
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This fortnight I am in conversation with watercolour artist Denise Ramsay. Denise is well known for painting large, exquisite flowers with precision and finesse. If you want to follow Denise's work, you can follow her on Instagram.

Duration:00:24:12