An original watercolor macro study of a thistle head, which is a list B species. Beauty is everywhere, even in noxious weeds. 2018.
8.25" x 7.5
Original watercolor on watercolor paper, framed.
Catto is a wildflower enthusiast, and thistle and salsify grow throughout the hills behind her house. She likes focusing on flower details by cropping them and lending them an air of abstraction. These macro compositions make her flower portraits less precious and more abstract.