To the ancient Romans, gladioli represented strength of character, sincerity, and generosity. Their sword-like shape caused them to be associated with gladiators… I now have a newfound love for gladiolus! Graphite and color pencil drawing by Anastasia Traina ~ 2016~
With or without her skivvies…
From the plant morphology notebook of Anastasia Traina ~ 2016 ~ medium, graphite and color pencil
I am so excited to be learning about the wonders of the Plant Kingdom… this research has been and continues to be so very inspiring for my screenplay, The Extraordinary Life of Mr. Tom Bottoms! O’ the wondering of the wee world!
Graphite and color pencil drawings by Anastasia Traina ~2016