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This one went on for ages. I drew the table and the guy on the phone about 6 months before but then gave up on it.

I do that sometimes. Starting the picture is the exciting part, but that feeling fades so I end up sitting on stuff. However, as I was on a roll from the last picture, finishing this one happened quite easily. Funny how it goes. (Also shown here is the first rough version.)

Lemons from seeds

Happy little lemons tree—two versions: black and grey ink and HB pencil on white, and white gouache and white pencil on black paper.

Another experiment growing stuff from fruit I’ve eaten.

Oaks from seeds

Happy little oak trees: white gouache and white pencil on black paper, and black and grey ink and HB pencil on white.

Two little oak trees from acorns I kept from a visit to England last September.

Avocado from seed

Happy little avocado tree—two versions: black and grey ink and HB pencil on white, and white gouache and white pencil on black paper.

Another of my growing stuff from fruit I’ve eaten experiments