“Recreate a famous work of art using the material and technique of your choice. If there are people shown, recruit your friends to participate?”

I have been reading The Significance of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert. Set in the age of botanical exploration ther are many references to botanic illustration of new ly discovered species. I looks at this 1857 watercolor of a camellia by W. J. Fitch who was the chief artist at Kew Gardens in the mid-1800s. The arrangement of the petals took my thoughts to apples and cranberries (leftovers from a small neighborhood get together this evening.

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