Paintings on vellum have a translucent quality, the paint sits on the surface and the colours appear more intense.

It requires a different painting technique to prevent the vellum buckling and spoiling and the paint lifting off. Paint is applied using a 'dry brush' with very small strokes to build up the colour and detail.

It is important to keep the vellum flat and stretched and to avoid damp or hot conditions while working on it and also when framed and hung.

Milk thistle - sold
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Cardoon seedhead - sold
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Fritillaria Imperialis red
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Faded rose
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Muscari
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Beauty-&-the-beast
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Iris almost black
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Bulb and feather
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Sweet chestnut
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Walnut on vellum - sold
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Horse chestnut bud
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Fritillaris pontica
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Fritillaria Elwesii
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Dried paeony
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IRIS KR3739 in progress
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Dahlia - waterlily variety
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