Works On Paper

Highly Commended

Watercolour and pencil, 65x52cm

As a botanical painter, I have always been attracted to the strong shapes of vegetables and their foliage. I love the gnarled celeriac, the smokey garlic, the humble potato and the intense colour of the artichoke. As an enthusiastic cook, I often eat what I paint — a true veggiefest!

by Shirley Slocock