6th November


Ferns have neither flowers nor seeds and reproduce via spores. The spores are contained on the sporangia of this fern which you can see on the back of the leaf.

29th October


I think the London dirt has made this leaf look appropriately gothic for Halloween due to it’s black veins and dark edges. I’d be interested in recreating this using the relief of the veins with a black wax crayon and water colour for the leaf.